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Plutarch"s Ethical Writings and Early Christian Literature (Studia Ad Corpus Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti ; V. 4)

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Published by Brill Academic Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Religion,
  • Didactic literature, Greek,
  • Ethics,
  • Christian literature, Early,
  • Plutarch

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9075473M
ISBN 109004056599
ISBN 109789004056596

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(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.3/5(1). Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 () by PlutarchPages: Plutarch's Morals: Ethical Essays - Kindle edition by Plutarch. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Plutarch's Morals: Ethical Essays.3/5(1). ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or victory/5. Its author has a thorough knowledge of the parallel lives and the Moralia, of the writers to whom Plutarch is responding, and of the pertinent secondary literature. The book that he has written is brief and terse, and it makes a powerful - nay, a compelling - case for Plutarch’s importance as a political thinker of the very first rank.'Cited by: 1. Plutarch’s “Parallel Lives” is a profoundly spiritual and moral work, and one which calls each and every one of us to become great men and not to remain in the shadow of the great men of history who may, in fact, have been petty instead of great. Plutarch's first biographical works were the Lives of the Roman Emperors from Augustus to these, only the Lives of Galba and Otho survive. The Lives of Tiberius and Nero are extant only as fragments, provided by Damascius (Life of Tiberius, cf. his Life of Isidore) and Plutarch himself (Life of Nero, cf. Galba ), respectively. These early emperors’ biographies Born: c. AD 46, Chaeronea, Boeotia.

Plutarch was a prominent Greek biographer and essayist. Best known for his in-depth biographies of famous Romans and Greeks detailed in his writings of ‘Parallel Lives’, he was equally renowned as a moral essayist through his work of ‘Moralia’. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Plutarch. An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Plutarch: The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch, Being Parts of The "Lives" of Plutarch Edited for Boys and Girls, ed. by John S. White (Gutenberg text) Plutarch: The Children's Plutarch: Tales of the Greeks, also by Frederick James Gould, illust. by Walter Crane . Essays book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the greatest essayists of the Graeco-Roman world, Plutarch (c. AD 46 /5. The book is also famously the first reference to the problem of the chicken and the egg. (Summary adapted from the Wikipedia) This comparison of the mirror is beautifully used by Keble in his "Christian Year:" "Without a hope on earth to find A mirror in an answering mind." Wednesday before Easter. This compendium of Plutarchs works 4/5().