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Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 4

Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives.Plutarch was not concerned with writing histories, as such, but in exploring the influence of character, good or bad, on the lives and destinies of famous men. The first pair of lives the Epaminondas-Scipio Africanus no longer exists, and many of the remaining lives are truncated, contain obvious lacunae and/or have been tampered with by later writers.In this copy-right expired 11-volume translation from the Loeb Classical library, the order of the paired lives is rearranged to present the Greek lives in chronological order.Vol 4 presents the paired lives of Alcibiades & Coriolanus, two notorious turncoats, and Lysander & Sulla, two military commanders who imposed drastic changes in civil government in their respective countries. ( Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline)

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives.Plutarch was not concerned with writing histories, as such, but in exploring the influence of character, good or bad, on the lives and destinies of famous men. The first pair of lives the Epaminondas-Scipio Africanus no longer exists, and many of the remaining lives are truncated, contain obvious lacunae and/or have been tampered with by later writers.In this copy-right expired 11-volume translation from the Loeb Classical library, the order of the paired lives is rearranged to present the Greek lives in chronological order.Vol 4 presents the paired lives of Alcibiades & Coriolanus, two notorious turncoats, and Lysander & Sulla, two military commanders who imposed drastic changes in civil government in their respective countries. ( Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline)
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Genres:

Classics

Description:

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives.Plutarch was not concerned with writing histories, as such, but in exploring the influence of character, good or bad, on the lives and destinies of famous men. The first pair of lives the Epaminondas-Scipio Africanus no longer exists, and many of the remaining lives are truncated, contain obvious lacunae and/or have been tampered with by later writers.In this copy-right expired 11-volume translation from the Loeb Classical library, the order of the paired lives is rearranged to present the Greek lives in chronological order.Vol 4 presents the paired lives of Alcibiades & Coriolanus, two notorious turncoats, and Lysander & Sulla, two military commanders who imposed drastic changes in civil government in their respective countries. ( Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline)

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Burlinson

Length:

8h 32m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

40:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

34:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

38:01


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

30:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

44:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

35:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

29:06


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

32:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

36:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

36:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

36:25


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

31:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:14