The Resource The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives, by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introduction and notes by Timothy E. Duff

The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives, by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introduction and notes by Timothy E. Duff

Label
The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives
Title
The age of Alexander
Title remainder
ten Greek lives
Statement of responsibility
by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introduction and notes by Timothy E. Duff
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Plutarch's parallel biographies of the great men in Greek and Roman history are cornerstones of European literature. This selection provides intimate glimpses into the lives of these men, depicting, as he put it, 'those actions which illuminate the workings of the soul'
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NLE
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Plutarch
Dewey number
  • 920.038
  • 920.038
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DF208
LC item number
.P5513 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott-Kilvert, Ian
  • Duff, Tim
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Greece
Label
The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives, by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introduction and notes by Timothy E. Duff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Latin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Life of Pelopidas
  • Dion
  • Introduction to Dion
  • Prologue to the Lives of Dion and Brutus
  • Life of Dion
  • Timoleon
  • Introduction to Timoleon
  • Life of Timoleon
  • Comparison of Aemilius and Timoleon
  • Demosthenes
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction to Demosthenes
  • Prologue to the Lives of Demosthenes and Cicero
  • Life of Demosthenes
  • Phocion
  • Introduction to Phocion
  • Prologue to the Lives of Phocion and Cato the Younger
  • Life of Phocion
  • Alexander
  • Introduction to Alexander
  • Prologue to the Lives of Alexander and Julius Caesar
  • AGE OF ALEXANDER
  • Life of Alexander
  • Eumenes
  • Introduction to Eumenes
  • Life of Eumenes
  • Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes
  • Demetrius
  • Introduction to Demetrius
  • Prologue to the Lives of Demetrius and Antony
  • Life of Demetrius
  • Pyrrhus
  • Artaxerxes
  • Introduction to Pyrrhus
  • Life of Pyrrhus
  • Chronology
  • Historical Events After the Death of Alexander (323--301 BC)
  • Biographical Notes on Alexander's Generals and Successors
  • Maps
  • 1.
  • Attica and Boeotia
  • 2.
  • Greece and the Aegean
  • Introduction to Artaxerxes
  • 3.
  • Empire of Alexander
  • 4.
  • Southern Italy and Syracuse
  • 5.
  • Asia Minor
  • Life of Artaxerxes
  • Pelopidas
  • Introduction to Pelopidas
  • Prologue to the Lives of Pelopidas and Marcellus
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 625 p.
Isbn
9780140449358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2630229-01umb_inst
  • 2599275
  • (Sirsi) i9780140449358
  • (OCoLC)781384971
Label
The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives, by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introduction and notes by Timothy E. Duff
Publication
Note
Translated from the Latin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Life of Pelopidas
  • Dion
  • Introduction to Dion
  • Prologue to the Lives of Dion and Brutus
  • Life of Dion
  • Timoleon
  • Introduction to Timoleon
  • Life of Timoleon
  • Comparison of Aemilius and Timoleon
  • Demosthenes
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction to Demosthenes
  • Prologue to the Lives of Demosthenes and Cicero
  • Life of Demosthenes
  • Phocion
  • Introduction to Phocion
  • Prologue to the Lives of Phocion and Cato the Younger
  • Life of Phocion
  • Alexander
  • Introduction to Alexander
  • Prologue to the Lives of Alexander and Julius Caesar
  • AGE OF ALEXANDER
  • Life of Alexander
  • Eumenes
  • Introduction to Eumenes
  • Life of Eumenes
  • Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes
  • Demetrius
  • Introduction to Demetrius
  • Prologue to the Lives of Demetrius and Antony
  • Life of Demetrius
  • Pyrrhus
  • Artaxerxes
  • Introduction to Pyrrhus
  • Life of Pyrrhus
  • Chronology
  • Historical Events After the Death of Alexander (323--301 BC)
  • Biographical Notes on Alexander's Generals and Successors
  • Maps
  • 1.
  • Attica and Boeotia
  • 2.
  • Greece and the Aegean
  • Introduction to Artaxerxes
  • 3.
  • Empire of Alexander
  • 4.
  • Southern Italy and Syracuse
  • 5.
  • Asia Minor
  • Life of Artaxerxes
  • Pelopidas
  • Introduction to Pelopidas
  • Prologue to the Lives of Pelopidas and Marcellus
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 625 p.
Isbn
9780140449358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2630229-01umb_inst
  • 2599275
  • (Sirsi) i9780140449358
  • (OCoLC)781384971

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