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The lives of the noble Grecians and Romains

Plutarch

The lives of the noble Grecians and Romains

by Plutarch

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Published by Printed by George Miller, and are to be sold by Robert Allott in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompared together by that grave learned philosopher and historiographer Plutarch of Chaeronea ; translated out of Greeke into French by Iames Amiot ... with the lives of Hannibal and Scipio African translated out of Latine into French by Charles del" Escluse, and out of French into English, by Sir Thomas North knight. Hereunto are also added the lives of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, tyrant of Sicilia, of Augustus Caesar, of Plutarch, and of Seneca: with the lives of nine other excellent chieftaines of warre: collected out of Aemylius Probus, by S.G.S. and Englished by the aforesaid translator.
    ContributionsNorth, Thomas, Sir, 1535-1601?, Acciaiuoli, Donato, 1429-1478., Amyot, Jacques, 1513-1593., Goulart, Simon, 1543-1628., Nepos, Cornelius.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[14], 1244, [32] p. :
    Number of Pages1244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21219772M

    The collection so well known as Plutarch's Lives, is neither form nor in arrangement what its author left behind him.. To the proper work, the Parallel Lives, narrated in a series of books, each containing the accounts of one Greek and one Roman, followed by a comparison, some single lives have been appended, for no reason but that they are also biographies. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, written around the turn of the first to the second century AD, holds stunning biographies of important military and political leaders in the Classical world.A study of these characters is instructive and useful for any who aspire to .

    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. By comparing a famous Roman with a famous Greek, Plutarch intended to provide model patterns of behaviour and to encourage mutual respect between Greeks and Romans. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romains translated out of Greeke into French by James Amiot and out of French into English, translated by Thomas North, woodcut device on title, woodcut medallion portraits within decorative borders, contemporary calf, covers with blind and gilt-rule borders, pomegranate cornerpieces, central gilt lozenge, corners and joints worn, spine refurbished.

      Buy PLUTARCH: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans (Complete and Unabridged) by Plutarch, Clough, Arthur Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). A TO HE reading of books which bring but a vain a~d unprofitable pleafU.~~ to}h~., Reader, is juftly mifliked Df wife and grave , the reading of 1udi as do but oncly b~ing profit, a_nd make the Reader to be in love therewith, ;m~. do not cafe the pam of the readmg by fome pleafantnefs in the fame: do ~em fomewhat harfh to divers delicate wits, that cannot tarry long upon th,m ••.


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The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans London: Printed by Abraham Miller, and are to be sold by William Lee, Two parts in one. Thick folio (9 by 14 inches), contemporary full brown calf rebacked and recornered, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, red spine label.

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