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Author Almagor, Eran, author

Title Plutarch and the Persica / Eran Almagor
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Series Edinburgh studies in ancient Persia
Edinburgh studies in ancient Persia.
Contents Intro; Plutarch and the Persica; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Series Editor's Preface; List of Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Ctesias (a); 3. Ctesias (b); 4. Deinon (a); 5. Deinon (b); 6. Heracleides; 7. Conclusions; Appendix I: Two Notes on the Cypriot War; Appendix II: Plutarch, the Persica and the Regum et Imperatorum Apophthegmata; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century CE biographer Plutarch of Chaeronea who used these works to compose his biographies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 24, 2018)
Subject Ctesias. Persica.
Dinon, of Colophon. Fragments
Heraclides, of Cyme.
Plutarch -- Criticism and interpretation
Heraclides, of Cyme
SUBJECT Persica (Ctesias) fast
Subject HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Direction & Production.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780748645565