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Title Plutarch and the historical tradition / edited by Philip A. Stadter
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1992

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 187 pages) : illustrations
Contents Plutarch and Thucydides / C.B.R. Pelling -- Paradoxical paradigms : Lysander and Sulla / Philip A. Stadter -- History and artifice in Plutarch's Eumenes / A.B. Bosworth -- Plutarch, Pyrrhus, and Alexander / J.M. Mossman -- Aspects of Plutarch's Life of Publicola / Monica Affortunati and Barbara Scardigli -- Paradoxography and political ideals in Plutarch's Life of Sertorius / Luis A. GarcĂ­a Moreno -- Antony-Osiris, Cleopatra-Isis : the end of Plutarch's Antony / Frederick E. Brenk
Summary These essays, by experts in the field from five countries, examine Plutarch's interpretative and artistic reshaping of his historical sources in representative lives. Diverse essays treat literary elements such as the parallelism which renders a pair of lives a unit or the themes which unify the lives. Others consider the selecting, combining, simplifying, and enlarging employed in composition. The construction of a Plutarchian life, the essays demonstrate, required careful selection and creative reworking of the historical material available
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Plutarch. Lives.
Plutarch -- Knowledge -- History
SUBJECT Plutarch fast
Lives (Plutarch) fast
Subject Biography as a literary form.
Historiography -- Rome
Biography.
Biographies as Topic
biographies (literary works)
biography (general genre)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Reference.
History
Biography
Biography as a literary form
Historiography
Biografias de filosofos.
Historia antiga (historiografia)
SUBJECT Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Historiography
Greece -- Biography -- History and criticism
Rome -- Biography -- History and criticism
Subject Greece
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Form Electronic book
Author Stadter, Philip A
LC no. 91024831
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