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modern Plutarch

John Cournos

modern Plutarch

being an account of some great lives in the ninteenth century, together with some comparisons between the Latin and the Anglo-Saxon genius.

by John Cournos

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Published by Butterworth in London .
Written in English


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Pagination352p.
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL14383877M


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Starts out slowly and quite hard to persevere with, but gets a lot better as he goes through each paired life, an ancient Greek compared with modern ( years ago) Roman.

Good because Plutarch gives what seems to be an honest assessment of the merits and faults of each person, and some of his subjects are pretty awful/5(56). The intriguing title led to the purchase of A Modern Plutarch at a local bookstore.

I enjoyed reading this smoothly-written book, and it’s one that I will refer to in the future. I believe we learn by comparing and contrasting, so I thought Robert Lloyd George had an interesting, updated premise of juxtaposing one modern public figure with 5/5(2).

Plutarch’s Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or.

In A Modern Plutarch, Robert Lloyd George applies this model of biography to the most modern Plutarch book statesmen and stateswomen of American and British history. Lloyd George compares figures such as Edmund Burke, a prophet of modern conservatism, and Thomas Paine, a Author: Robert Lloyd George.

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Plutarch & Clough, Arthur Hugh & Dryden, John & Atlas, James. Publisher. Modern Library. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time.

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An ancient Greek wrote the book on biography then and now. Plutarch’s Exemplary Lives The first great modern essayist, Montaigne, remarked: "Those who write biographies, since they spend Author: Lance Morrow. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9w Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python.

Plutarch, biographer and author whose works strongly influenced the evolution of the essay, the biography, and historical writing in Europe from the 16th to the 19th century. Among his approximately works, the most important are Parallel Lives and Moralia, or Ethica.

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After all, Plutarch lived long after the events he described. Those interested in ancient history would do best to double check all of Plutarch's claims with modern scholarly studies. A problem with this particular edition is the old fashioned translation (from ), which may put off some readers.

More modern editions of Plutarch exist.5/5(5). Buy A Modern Plutarch: Comparisons of the Most Influential Modern Statesmen by Robert Lloyd George online at Alibris.

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"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. The Moralia of the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea is an eclectic collection of 78 essays and transcribed speeches.

They provide insights into Roman and Greek life, but often are also timeless observations in their own right. Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time.

In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or Pages:   Without a doubt Plutarch, Arrian and Curtius Rufus are very important sources on this topic.

Don't waste your time reading modern historians' versions of Alexander's life - go straight to these authors. I haven't read any other translations of Plutarch's 'Life of Alexander' but this one is quite easy to read and obviously full of great information.5/5(5).

In A Modern Plutarch, Robert Lloyd George applies this model of biography to the most influential statesmen and stateswomen of American and British history. Lloyd George compares figures such as Edmund Burke, a prophet of modern conservatism, and Thomas Paine, a champion for the common man.

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[Robert Lloyd George] -- One of the most significant and enduring texts to have survived from Ancient Greece is Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, written by Plutarch in the first century AD. In the work, the man known as.

Parallel Lives of Noble Greeks and Romans by Plutarch is probably one of the most profoundly human narratives I had the pleasure of reading. The book is a veritable library of different biographies of key figures from the ancient past/5. Omnibus III & VI covers modern ( to present) times with logic and rhetoric emphasis respectively.

In other words, grades grades are covered in two, three-year rotations. Each Omnibus is divided into two semesters with primary (traditional Great Books) and secondary (other) book selections for each.

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Click on the price to find out more about a book.4/5(). Although Plutarch's Lives are, without a doubt, one of the greatest historical works of antiquity, Plutarch has often been criticized as an inaccurate historian, for including apocryphal anecdotes, citing facts from questionable sources, and especially for ignoring historical events that would contradict his depiction of the figure/5(15).

Book Summary: The title of this book is Plutarch's Lives Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics) and it was written by Plutarch, Arthur Hugh Clough (Editor), John Dryden (Translator). This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics) by Plutarch.

ISBN ISBN Paperback; U.s.a.: Modern Library, Ap ; ISBN. This new book includes maps, an essay on the Roman constitution by Song of Wrath author J.E. Lendon, and an introduction by popular classicist Mary Beard, who writes not so much about Plutarch as about the “age of Caesar” in Dr. Romm’s title, a world of “political murder, street violence, constant warfare both inside and outside Rome.

The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Volume I (Modern Library) | Plutarch | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2.

Cato the Younger was a Roman statesman at the time of the triumvirate of Caesar, Pompey and Crassus. A modern Plutarch being an account of some great lives in the nineteenth century, together with some comparisons between the Latin and the Anglo-Saxon genius.

by Cournos, John. Published by Thornton Butterworth Limited in London. Written in English. But if you just want to read some Plutarch, I second the suggestion of getting the Oxford World's Classics Greek Lives and Roman Lives, because the Robin Waterfield translations are just great.

posted by Sidhedevil at PM on February 5, Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time.

In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or victory. Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Plutarch offers the first comprehensive analysis of Plutarch’s rich reception history from the Roman Imperial period through Late Antiquity and Byzantium to the Renaissance, Enlightenment and the modern era.

The thirty-seven chapters that make up this volume, written by a remarkable line-up of experts. A Modern Plutarch. Mar 6, | Reviews. The Road to Character by David Brooks. the book would be naturally attractive for readers already convinced that modern American culture has jumbled its priorities.

Therefore, it is somewhat frustrating that Brooks opted to potentially alienate such readers with both verbiage and stories that many.

The Plutarch is the world’s only literary award given to biographers by biographers. Named after the famous ancient Greek biographer, the Plutarch is awarded to the best biography of the year by a committee of five distinguished biographers from nominations received by BIO members and publishers.

The award comes with a $1, honorarium.This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Plutarch, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.

(Version 1) Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Plutarch. An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Plutarch: The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch, Being Parts of The "Lives" of Plutarch Edited for Boys and Girls, ed.

by John S. White (Gutenberg text) Plutarch: The Children's Plutarch: Tales of the Greeks, also by Frederick James Gould, illust. by Walter Crane (illustrated.