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Roman Lives

Plutarch

Roman Lives

Coriolanus, Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Mark Antony

by Plutarch

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Published by Naxos Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Unabridged Audio - Literature Classics,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Historical - General,
  • Books on Tape/CD

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSarah Butcher (Editor), Nicholas Farrell (Narrator), Steve Hodson (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9160995M
    ISBN 109626343028
    ISBN 109789626343029
    OCLC/WorldCa56071664

    BOOKS Roman Lives -eBook: Roman Lives -eBook: Categories: eBooks, Sixth, Reading, Multicultural, Stories/Pedagogical Stories, History, General Waldorf Curriculum: BookID: This is a rich history of the Roman Empire told in a style that makes the book not only a resource for teachers but also a reader for sixth grade and older. A Source Book in Translation. Author: Maureen B. Fant,Mary R. Lefkowitz; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This highly acclaimed collection, the first sourcebook on ancient women and now in its fourth edition, provides a unique look into the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman .

    Parallel Lives is a collection of biographies about great men and leaders from Greece and Rome. There are twenty-two pairs of biographies in total with only four not existing today: they include. Romans 8 New International Version (NIV) Life Through the Spirit. 8 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you [] free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, [] God did by sending his own Son in .

    Plutarch in his "Lives Of The Noble Grecians And Romans" written around C.E., sheds new light on Greek and Roman history from their Bronze Age beginnings, shrouded in myth, down through Alexander and late Republican by: 2. Roman Lives is a sourcebook that explores life in all strata of ancient Roman society by examining epitaphs and other inscriptions in Latin as well as in translation. For Roman civilization, epigraphy, or Roman culture courses. Reviews: "It is humbling to encounter 'real' Latin, in letters inscribed on a building or tombstone, and to be utterly at a loss beyond the obvious.


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The translation is superb and very consistent throughout the book, reading this it feels like Plutarch is a native speaker who lives in this century.

The book itself is incredibly fun. My favorite biographies are Sulla, Marius, Caesar and Mark Antony and the Gracchi brothers, though the other ones are just as by: 1. This books contains the lives of 8 prominent Romans including Maruis, Sulla and Ceaser, Plutarch has many more prominent Roman lives penned.

I am sure I will be reading them soon. This magnificent manuscript is living proof of the advance Roman lives lived years before, it encapsulated the “Serious history buffs pocket guide to Rome/5.

A Selection of Eight Lives. Author: Plutarch,Robin Waterfield,Philip A. Stadter; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The companion volume to Plutarch's Greek Lives published in Oxford World's Classics inRoman Lives is a newly translated selection from Plutarch's rich.

Roman Lives book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Roman Lives: Ancient Roman Life Illustrated by Latin Inscriptions is a sour /5(9). Yet, as Roman Lives demonstrates much of this material can be relatively easy to decode. Furthermore, this book shows how epigraphy can open a window onto ancient lives and their humanity.

This book should thus prove a rich resource for teachers of Roman Lives book and Roman civilization." --The Classical Outlook/5(4).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Greek and Roman Lives by Plutarch at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

5/5(1). "Roman Lives: Ancient Roman Life Illustrated by Latin Inscriptions" is a sourcebook that explores ancient life in all strata of Roman society by examining epitaphs and other inscriptions in Latin. Roman Lives book discussed include the aristocracy, religion, military life, Roman families, the imperial household, civilian occupations and the way scholars infer the facts of Roman civilization from 5/5(1).

Marcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror The 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 guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures.

Plutarch's biographies of Solon, Pericles, Alexander the Great, Caesar, Cicero, and others form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. This rich collection reveals the character and personalities of Greece and Rome's most influential figures.

It is Plutarch's most enduring work and is an exceptional choice for biography lovers and readers of ancient history. Parallel Lives, also called Lives, influential collection of biographies of famous Greek and Roman soldiers, legislators, orators, and statesmen written as Bioi parallëloi by the Greek writer Plutarch near the end of his life.

By comparing a famous Roman with a famous Greek, Plutarch intended to provide model patterns of behaviour and to encourage mutual respect between Greeks and. 'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror The 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 guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical Rome.

Plutarch's "Lives", served as the sourcebook for Shakespeare's Roman Plays "Julius Caesar", "Antony and Cleopatra" and "Coriolanus".

By the way Plutarch is even the only contemporary source of all the biographical information on Cleopatra, whom he writes about in his biographies of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Octavian.5/5(5). Buy Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives by Plutarch, Robin Waterfield (Translator), Philip A Stadter (Introduction by) online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Oxford world's classics: Roman lives: a selection of eight Roman lives by. This product has passed our meticulous quality checks and is guaranteed to be in good condition. With over 7 million ratings, you can buy from us with confidence/5().

Though he was Greek, Plutarch wrote his Lives in the first century, a world dominated by the Roman Empire. Plutarch’s series of biographies was the first of its kind, as much groundbreaking in conception as the Histories of Herodotus.

Plutarch looked at the great men in the Ancient World and told their stories, in many cases drawing on sources which are no longer available to us. 5/5(1). Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of 48 biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings, probably written at the beginning of the second century AD.

The surviving Parallel Lives (Greek: Βίοι Παράλληλοι, Bíoi Parállēloi) comprises 23 pairs of. His best known work is Parallel Lives, a series of biographies of famous Greeks and Romans, arranged in pairs to illuminate their common moral virtues and vices.

The surviving Lives contain 23 pairs, each with one Greek life and one Roman life as well as four unpaired single lives. Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus Pompey The Gracchi Marius Julius Caesar Anthony 'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror The 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 guest.' In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures 5/5(1).

Roman emperors can be so troublesome to the modern reader. Less because their crimes were, by modern standards, breathtaking — although as Barry Strauss shows in his engaging new book, “Ten. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Plutarch: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. The surviving Parallel Lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives.

It is a work of considerable importance, not only as a source of information about the individuals biographized, but also about the times in which they : Plutarch.The book still provides valuable information on the heritage, personal habits, physical appearance, lives, and political careers of the first Roman emperors.

It mentions details which other sources do : Suetonius.Get this from a library! Roman lives: a selection of eight Roman lives. [Plutarch.; Philip A Stadter; Robin Waterfield] -- "In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures of classical Rome.

He portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, but his purpose is also.