Plutarch's Lives

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Author  Tim Duff
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   May 23, 2002
ISBN  0199252742
Pages  448

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This book lucidly explains how the Parallel Lives of Plutarch (c. AD 45-120) are more than mere `sources' for history. The Lives offer us a unique insight into the reception of Classical Greece and Republican Rome in the Greek world of the second century AD. They also explore and challenge issues of psychology, education, morality, and cultural identity.

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