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Parallel Lives - Arthur Hugh Clough, Plutarch, John Dryden
Parallel Lives
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780394604077 (0394604075)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 1309
Edition language: English
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4.5 Parallel Lives
Roughly 1800 years ago, a biographer and historian decided to compare the great men of Greece and Rome to one another to give his readers inspiration to follow their example or what to avoid. Parallel Lives by Plutarch chronicles the lives of the greatest men of the ancient world and the times they...
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5.0 The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans: The Dryden Translation (Great Books of the Western World 14, 5510323, 1952 Hardcover Edition)
This is often known as the "Parallel Lives" because these biographical sketches come in pairs, one Greek, one Roman, followed by a comparison. This is a thick tome. My edition of Plutarch's Lives as translated by Dryden is nearly 800 pages. And yes, I read the whole thing and was never bored. Maybe ...
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