9780192825018

Greek Lives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192825018

  • ISBN10:

    0192825011

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-02-04
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Here, Plutarch introduces the major figures and periods of classical Greece, detailing the lives of nine personages, including Lycurgus, Solon, Themistocles, Cimon, Alexander, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, and Agesilaus. Oxford presents the most comprehensive selection available, superbly translated and accompanied by a lucid introduction, explanatory notes, bibliographies, maps, and indexes.

Table of Contents

General Introduction viii(19)
Translator's Note xxvii(1)
Select Bibliography xxviii(3)
Chronology xxxi(2)
Maps
xxxiii
GREEK LIVES 1(381)
Lycurgus
3(39)
Solon
42(36)
Themistocles
78(34)
Cimon
112(28)
Pericles
140(40)
Nicias
180(38)
Alcibiades
218(42)
Agesilaus
260(46)
Alexander
306(76)
Appendix: Measures of Money, Weight, Capacity, Length 382(1)
Explanatory Notes 383(80)
Textual Notes 463(3)
Index of Literary and Historical Sources Cited by Plutarch 466(4)
Index of Proper Names 470

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