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Plutarch'S Lives vol.I

By: Plutarch
Published By: Double9 Books
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Plutarch created "Plutarch's Lives," a collection of biographies, in the first century AD. For instance, biographies of well-known Greek and Roman individuals are grouped together depending on how their lives differ, such as Demosthenes and Cicero or Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. The book's main objective is to examine these great people's moral character and qualities via their history. According to Plutarch, examining the lives of these people might provide important light on morals, leadership, and the characteristics of a good person. The bios seek to combine truth and mythology in order to capture the essence of each person's personality and character rather than being just factual descriptions. Plutarch highlights the importance of looking at a person's whole life rather than just their successes or failures in isolation. Overall, "Plutarch's Lives" is a great book that never fails to move readers with its understanding of human nature, emphasis on leadership, and stress on the qualities that set a moral person apart.

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Plutarch

Plutarch, a philosopher, historian, and author hailing from Chaeronea, Greece, lived during the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. Plutarch was a highly educated individual with knowledge of literature, math, and philosophy. Throughout his career as a writer, he diversified his works, producing in-depth pieces specifically focused on biography, ethics, history, and philosophy. Among his works, "Parallel Lives" stands out as his most popular publication, offering a compilation of biographies contrasting celebrated individuals of Greek and Roman heritage. Plutarch's writing talents were revered for their profoundness, clarity, and their ability to comprehend human nature. Plutarch held the firm belief that history can provide moral lessons, and his written works focused heavily on examining the admirable and objectionable traits of historical figures. Alongside his renowned "Parallel Lives," his "Essays and Miscellanies" offer a diverse range of his writing, which serve as proof of his extensive knowledge and expertise. To this day, Plutarch's writing continues to be respected and studied by both scholars and general readers, marking him as a significant figure in literature.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 365 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358712953
  • ISBN-13: 9789358712957
  • Item Weight: 438g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / Ancient / Rome,Biography & Autobiography / Philosophers,Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage