A Companion to Plutarch (BOK)

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"A Companion to Plutarch" offers a broad survey of the famous historian and biographer; a coherent, comprehensive, and elegant presentation of Plutarch's thought and influence. Constituting the first survey of its kind, a unified and accessible guide that offers a comprehensive discussion of all major aspects of Plutarch's oeuvre. This book: provides essential background information on Plutarch's world, including his own circle of influential friends (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political activity, and his relations with Trajan and other emperors; offers contextualizing background, the literary and cultural details that shed light on some of the fundamental aspects of Plutarch's thought; surveys the ideologically crucial reception of the Greek Classical Period in Plutarch's writings; and, follows the currents of recent serious scholarship, discussing perennial interests, and delving into topics and works not formerly given serious attention.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forlag
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN 9781405194310 Antall sider 644
Dimensjoner 17,5cm x 25,1cm x 3,4cm Vekt 1152 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Mark Beck
Emner og form European history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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