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Uch Marcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthonyI treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirrorThe experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guestIn the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical RomeHe portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn those in his own day whowielded powerIn prose that is rich elegant and sprinkled with learned references he explores with an extraordinary degree of insight the interplay of character and political actionWhile drawing chiefly on historical sources hebrings to biography a natural story tellers ear for a good anecdote Throughout the ages Plutarchs Lives have been valued for their historical value and their charmThis new translation will introduce new generations to his urbane erudition The most comprehensive selection available it isaccompanied by a lucid introduction explanatory notes bibliographies maps and indexesABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford Worlds Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxfords commitment to scholarship providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features including expert introductions by leading authorities helpful notes to clarify the text up to date bibliographies for further study and mu Fine translation; good introductions; excellent notes & bibliographies

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Roman Lives A Selection of Eight Roman Lives A Selection of Eight Lives Oxford World's ClassicsCh Marcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthonyI treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirrorThe experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guestIn the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical RomeHe portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn those in his own day whowielded powerIn prose that is rich elegant and sprinkled with learned references he explores with an extraordinary degree of insight the interplay of character and political actionWhile drawing chiefly on historical sources hebrings to biography a natural story tellers ear for a good anecdote Throughout the ages Plutarchs Lives have been valued for their historical value and their charmThis new translation will introduce new generations to his urbane erudition The most comprehensive selection available it isaccompanied by a lucid introduction explanatory notes bibliographies maps and indexesABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford Worlds Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxfords commitment to scholarship providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features including expert introductions by leading authorities helpful notes to clarify the text up to date bibliographies for further study and muc It is incredible to jump to this period and to see Plutarch's interesting albeit controversial interpretation of the events through history The people chosen are fairly close to his time and the writings skill brilliantly captures the characteristics and personalities of the individuals that you would otherwise be unable to see and makes these huge figures of history much human and thus inspiring or dare say repulsing depending on how you take it on yourself With that in mind I'd definitely recommend giving this a read if it's something you don't mind spending time reading

Plutarch ☆ A Selection of Eight Lives BOOK

PDF ô BOOK Roman Lives ð ❴EPUB❵ ✻ Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives (Oxford World's Classics) Author Plutarch – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Marcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthonyI treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirrorThe experience is like notMarcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthonyI treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirrorThe experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guestIn the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical Rome He portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn those in his own day who wielded power In prose that is rich elegant and sprinkled with learned references he explores with an extraordinary degree of insight the interplay of character and political action While drawing chiefly on historical sources hebrings to biography a natural story tellers ear for a good anecdote Throughout the ages Plutarchs Lives have been valued for their historical value and their charm This new translation will introduce new generations to his urbane erudition The most comprehensive selection available it isaccompanied by a lucid introduction explanatory notes bibliographies maps and indexesABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford Worlds Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxfords commitment to scholarship providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features including expert introductions by leading authorities helpful notes to clarify the text up to date bibliographies for further study and m I was looking for a readable Plutarch that didn't compromise the integrity of the work and heard of Waterfield's translation on the Simply Charlotte Mason site I was frustrated with other translations that were hard to read and frustrating to my kids and me in our homeschool The language here is challenging yet understandable I like the divisions within each life which make it easy to read small sections throughout the school year This book enables teachers to cover Plutarch without fear I wanted to pull my hair out before I simply pre read the numbered section which I recommend as some topics are very mature then read it aloud to my children We make a list of things we remember about the particular man were studying My 5th and 6th grade girls and I actually enjoyed reading about Cato this year I encourage those of you who want to teach Plutarch but are afraid or apprehensive try this version