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Plutarch"s Life of Aratus

Plutarch

Plutarch"s Life of Aratus

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Aratus, Solensis,
    • Statesmen -- Greece -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwith introd., notes, and appendix by W. H. Porter.
      SeriesGreek texts and commentaries
      ContributionsPorter, William Holt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA4369 .A75 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcv, 96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4730443M
      ISBN 100405114346
      LC Control Number78018593


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Chapters 1 - Translated by John & William Langhorne (). A few words and spellings have been changed. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Aratus of Sicyon lived from to B.C.

He liberated his city from tyrants and became leader of. Plutarch: Life of Aratus. Chapters 31 - Translated by John & William Langhorne (). A few words and spellings have been changed. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. ← Previous chapters (1 - 30) Aratus acquired new glory in the war with the Aetolians.

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In 66–67 Plutarch studied mathematics and philosophy at Athens under the philosopher Ammonius. Public duties later took him several times to Rome, where he lectured on philosophy, made many friends, and perhaps enjoyed the acquaintance of the emperors Trajan and Hadrian.

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Plutarch's vivid and engaging portraits of the Spartans and their customs are a major source of our knowledge about the rise and fall of this remarkable Greek city-state between the sixth and third centuries BC.

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The Achaeans, applauding this generous action, chose him their general; upon which, desiring to outdo Aratus in glory, amongst many other uncalled-for things, he declared war against the Lacedaemonians; which Aratus opposing was thought to do it out of envy; and Lydiades was the second time chosen general, though Aratus acted openly against him.

"Plutarch's Lives Volume II" is the second part of a collection of biographies of well-known figures from ancient Greece, Rome, Macedonia, Sparta, Persia, and Egypt. In this volume are included Plutarch's depictions of Sertorius, Eumenes, Agesilaus, Pompey, Alexander, Caesar, Phocion, Cato the.

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Alexander is depicted as exemplifying the cardinal virtues of the Greeks (courage, justice 4/5. The surviving Lives contain 23 pairs, each with one Greek Life and one Roman Life, as well as four unpaired single Lives. Some of the Lives, such as those of Heracles, Philip II of Macedon and Scipio Africanus, no longer exist; many of the remaining Lives are truncated, contain obvious lacunae or have been tampered with by later : Charles River Editors.

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Parallel Lives is a collection of biographies about great men and leaders from Greece and Rome. There are twenty-two pairs of biographies in total with only four not existing today: they include.

LIFE OF THESEUS, TRANSLATED BY BERNADOTTE PERRIN. Just as geographers, O Socius Senecio, 1 crowd on to the outer edges of their maps the parts of the earth which elude their knowledge, with explanatory notes that “What lies beyond is sandy desert without water and full of wild beasts,” or “blind marsh,” or “Scythian cold,” or “frozen sea,” so in the writing of my Parallel.

Pelling presents the Greek text of Plutarch's Life of Antony, a work remarkable for its colorful narrative and vivid characterization of Antony and Cleopatra. Although mostly concerned with the literary merit of the Life, the text is accompanied by an extensive introduction that sets the work in its historical perspective and by detailed commentary that explains points of linguistic difficulty.5/5(1).

6. dion and Brutus. Timoleon and Aemilius Paulus -- v. Demosthenes and Cicero. Alexander and Caesar -- v. Sertorios and Eumenes. Phocion and Cato the Younger -- v. Demetrius and Antony. Pyrrhus and Caius Marius -- v.

Agis and Cleomenes, and Tiberius and Caius Gracchus. Philopoemen and Flaminus -- v. Aratus, Artaxerxes, Galba. And such, as history tells us, was the life and manners of the elder Aratus. And for the younger, his son, Philip, abominably wicked by nature and a savage abuser of his power, gave him such poisonous medicines, as though they did not kill him indeed, yet made him lose his senses, and run into wild and absurd attempts and desire to do actions.

Plutarch's Lives Item Preview remove-circle Agis and Cleomenes, and Tiberius and Caius Gracchus. Philopoemen and Flaminus -- v. Aratus, Artaxerxes, Galba and Otho. Index to all the lives TRIN's vol.

1,3,6,11, reprints published: Cambridge, Mass.: Pages:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 16 by Plutarch; Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1 (of 4) by Plutarch Life of Theseus -- Life of Romulus -- Comparison of Theseus and Romulus -- Life of Lykurgus -- Life of Numa -- Comparison of Numa with Lykurgus -- Life of Solon -- Life.

The general, after having gained the victory, crowned him for this act, one of the first, with a garland of oaken branches; it being the Roman custom thus to adorn those who had saved the life of a citizen; whether that the law intended some special honor to the oak, in memory of the Arcadians, a people the oracle had made famous by the name of.

‎*Includes all 50 Lives, including the Parallel Lives Comparisons *Illustrated *Includes Table of Contents Plutarch, later named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, c.

46 – AD, was a Greek historian, biographer, essayi 5/5(1). Good translation and, just as important for someone reading him for the first time, it was full of explanatory footnotes and each life had a long introduction about the subject and what we know about him from other sources.

The only downside to the Penguin editions is that they don't include the life of Aratus in any of their volumes. Plutarchs's ( A.D.) epic chronicle of the lives of great Grecians and Romans. Beginning with the founding of Rome and Athens, the lives of the men who created the ancient world are brought to life in this new, high quality recording.

LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY Founded by JAMES LOEB Edited by JEFFREY HENDERSON. Search. Publications Pages. Publications; Pages; Show Greek Keyboard. Plutarch Sort key: lives aratus Book order sort key: Doi: /ch. Condition: Poor. Volume XI. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN: Seller Inventory. Plutarch's Lives is a book of epic proportions.

Essentially, it is an encyclopeadia of the biographies of famous men in the history of Ancient Greece and Rome. With over 50 biographies and comparisons, this book covers the most important people in the history of Greco-Roman civilization.

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by Walter Crane (illustrated. InEnglish brothers John and William Langhorne published "Plutarch's Lives from the original Greek, with notes critical and historical, and a new life of Plutarch" in.

Parallel Lives, also called Lives, influential collection of biographies of famous Greek and Roman soldiers, legislators, orators, and statesmen written as Bioi parallëloi by the Greek writer Plutarch near the end of his life.

By comparing a famous Roman with a famous Greek, Plutarch intended to provide model patterns of behaviour and to encourage mutual respect between Greeks and Romans. Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives. with an English Translation by.

Bernadotte Perrin. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. London. William Heinemann Ltd. This text was converted to electronic form by optical character recognition and has been proofread to a high level of accuracy. The present translation, originally published in ePub in conjunction with a life of Plutarch by John Dryden, was revised in by the poet and scholar Arthur Hugh Clough, whose notes and preface are also included in this edition.

Plutarch was born at Chaeronea in .