Plutarch's Lives Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)
Publish date: April 10th 2001
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 784
Edition language: English
Dense. And not a lot of fun.Plutarch, a Greek in the first century A.D. who later became a Roman citizen, drafted his Lives as a moral inquiry. He selected from history a well-known Greek and a well-known Roman and wrote briefly on each. He then concludes with a couple pages comparing their lives...