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Title The unity of Plutarch's work : "Moralia" themes in the "Lives", features of the "Lives" in the "Moralia" / edited by Anastasios G. Nikolaides
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 851 pages)
Series Millennium-Studien = Millenium studies, 1862-1139 ; v. 19
Millennium-Studien ; v. 19.
Contents The formation of Plutarch's Corpus. Lives and Moralia : how were put asunder what Plutarch Hath joined together / Joseph Geiger -- Plutarch's methods of work. On the problematic classification of some rhetorical elements in Plutarch / José Antonio Fernández Delgado ; La reutilización de citas de epigramas : una manifestación del diálogo intratextual en el corpus plutarqueo / Francisca Pordomingo Pardo ; Notes and anecdotes : observations on cross-genre Apophthegmata / Philip A. Stadter ; The moral interplay between Plutarch's Political precepts and Life of Demosthenes / Craig Cooper ; Grecs, Macédoniens et Romains au "test" d'Homère : référence homérique et hellénisme chez Plutarque / Christophe Bréchet ; Moralia in the Lives : tragedy and theatrical imagery in Plutarch's Pompey / Diotima Papadi ; Scholarship and morality : Plutarch's use of inscriptions / Peter Liddel ; Plutarch's habits of citation : aspects of difference / Ewen Bowie ; Why does Plutarch's Apollo have many faces? / Bernard Boulet ; Plutarch's Quaestiones Romanae and his Lives of early Romans / Simon Verdegem ; How Lives begin / Timothy E. Duff ; Plutarco compositor de Vitae y Moralia : análisis intratextual / Ana Vicente Sánchez ; Plutarch's heroes in the Moralia : a matter of Variatio or another (more genuine) outlook? / Anastasios G. Nikolaidis -- Moralia in Vitis. Setting a good Exemplum : case studies in the Moralia, the Lives as case studies / Frederick E. Brenk ; Siempre in bilico tra vizi e virtù / Jolanda Capriglione ; Moralia in the Lives : the charge of Rashness in Pelopidas/Marcellus / Heinz Gerd Ingenkamp ; Is Plutarch's Nicias Devout, superstitious, or both? / Frances B. Titchener ; Self-esteem and image-building : on anger in De cohibenda ira and in some Lives / Luc Van der Stockt ; Genres and their implications : meddlesomeness in On curiosity versus the Lives / Lieve Van Hoof
Plutarch and politics. The ideal statesman : a commonplace in Plutarch's political treatises, his Solon, and his Lycurgus / Lukas de Blois ; Two roads to politics : Plutarch on the statesman's entry in political life / Geert Roskam ; The education of rulers in theory (Mor.) and practice (Vitae) / Sven-Tage Teodorsson ; Dion and Brutus : philosopher kings adrift in a hostile world / John Dillon ; Eunoia bei Plutarch : von den Praecepta Gerendae Reipublicae zu den Viten / Evangelos Alexiou ; Struggling with the Plêthos : politics and military leadership in Plutarch's Life of Lucullus / Manuel Tröster ; Greek lawgivers in Plutarch : a comparison between the bibliographical Lycurgus and the rhetorical Alexander / Elias Koulakiotis -- Plutarch and philosophy. Plutarch's Life of Lycurgus and the philosophical use of discourse / Benoît Castelnérac ; Boethus and Cassius : two epicureans in Plutarch / Patricia M. FitzGibbon ; "Fania di Lesbo, un filosofo e assai esperto di ricerca storica" (Plut., Them., 13, 5) : Plutarco e i rapporti tra biografia, storia e filosofia etica / Federicomaria Muccioli ; Plutarch and the character of the Sapiens / Delfim F. Leão ; Plutarch on Solon and Sophia / Jackson P. Hershbell ; El Banquete de los siete sabios y la Vida de Solón de Plutarco : mito político y contexto literario / José Vela Tejada ; Las Vidas frente a los Moralia en las alusiones plutarqueas sobre Solón / Inés Calero Secall -- Literary aspects of Plutarch's Œuvre. Parallel narratives : the liberation of Thebes in De Genio Socratis and in Pelopidas / Christopher Pelling ; Standing in the shadows : Plutarch and the emperors in the Lives and Moralia / Rhiannon Ash ; Plutarque et la scène du banquet / Alain Billault ; El trofeo de Maratón : adaptación y desarrollo de un tópico ético en Plutarco / Aurelio Pérez Jiménez ; Recursos humorísticos en la obra de Plutarco / Vicente Ramón Palerm ; Some notes on grammarians in Plutarch / Marietta Horster ; La dinastía de los Ptolomeos en Plutarco : etopeya de los personajes / Mónica Durán Mañas / Plutarco y la elegía helenística / Rafael J. Gallé Cejudo ; Plutarch and the music / Roosevelt Araújo Da Rocha Júnior -- Women, Eros, marriage, and parenthood in Plutarch. Donne, cultura e società nelle Vite Parallele di Plutarco / Gabriele Marasco ; El prototipo de mujer espartana en Plutarco / Dámaris Romero González ; Plutarch on the role of Eros in a marriage / Jeffrey Beneker ; Integrating marriage and Homonoia / Georgia Tsouvala ; Parent-child affection and social relationships in Plutarch : common elements in Consolatio ad uxorem and Vitae / Carmen Soares -- Plutarch in his epistemological and socio-historical context. Les digressions scientifiques dans les Vies de Plutarque / Jacques Boulogne ; Pharmakon en Plutarco / Rosa Ma Aguilar ; Deformity (anapêria) : Plutarch's views of reproduction and imperfect generation in the Moralia and Lives / Zlatko Plese ; Due testi a confronto : De Iside 352F-353E-Quaestio convivalis VIII, 8 728C-730F / Paola Volpe Cacciatore ; Plutarch in Crete / George W.M. Harrison and Jane Francis ; Plutarco (Cim. 13, 4) y las islas Quelidonias / Carlos Schrader ; El judaísmo en las Vitae y Moralia de Plutarco / Israel Muños Gallarte
Summary This volume of collected essays explores the premise that Plutarchs work, notwithstanding its amazing thematic multifariousness, constantly pivots on certain ideological pillars which secure its unity and coherence. So, unlike other similar books which, more or less, concentrate on either the Lives or the Moralia or on some particular aspect(s) of Plutarchs œuvre, the articles of the present volume observe Plutarch at work in both Lives and Moralia, thus bringing forward and illustrating the inner unity of his varied literary production. The subject-matter of the volume is uncommonly wide-ra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes In English, Spanish, Italian, German, and French
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SUBJECT Plutarch. Moralia -- Congresses
Plutarch -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses
Plutarch. fast (OCoLC)fst00032370
Moralia (Plutarch) fast (OCoLC)fst01357999
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Nikolaides, Anastasios G.
ISBN 9783110211665