Twelve illustrious lives

by Plutarch

Publisher: Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 463 Downloads: 151
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Places:

  • Greece,
  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Greece -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Rome -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.

Edition Notes

StatementPlutarch ; the Dryden translation ; with engravings from the Hertel edition of Ripa"s Iconologia.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesThe 100 greatest books of all time
ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDE7 .P525 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination463 p. :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3129150M
LC Control Number82242028

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Parallel Lives, also called Lives, influential collection of biographies of famous Greek and Roman soldiers, legislators, orators, and statesmen written as Bioi parallëloi by the Greek writer Plutarch near the end of his life.

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