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  1. Makers of Rome
    Makers of Rome
    Plutarch
    Penguin Classics / 1965 / Trade Paperback
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Nine of Plutarch's Roman Lives--Coriolanus, Fabius Maximus, Marcellus, Cato the Elder, Tiberius Bracchus, Gaius Gracchus, Sertorius, Brutus, and Mark Antony--illustrate the courage and tenacity of the Romans in war and their genius for political compromise, from the earliest years of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire.

  1. The Age of Alexander
    The Age of Alexander
    Plutarch
    Penguin Classics / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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Plutarch's parallel biographies of the great men in Greek and Roman history are cornerstones of European literature, drawn on by countless writers since the Renaissance. This selection provides intimate glimpses into the lives of these men, revealing why the mild Artaxerxes forced the killer of his usurping brother to undergo the horrific "death of two boats"; why the noble Dion repeatedly risked his life for the ungrateful mobs of Syracuse; why Demosthenes delivered a funeral oration for the soldiers he had deserted in battle; and why Alexander self-destructed after conquering half the world.

  1. Essays
    Essays
    Plutarch
    Penguin Books / 1993 / Trade Paperback
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Whether he is offering abstract speculations or practical ethics, reflections on the benefits of military versus intellectual glory, or the reasoning powers of animals, Plutarch's encyclopedic writings form a treasure trove of ancient wisdom.

  1. The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives
    The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives
    Plutarch
    Penguin Books / 1988 / Trade Paperback
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Nine Greek biographies illustrate the rise and fall of Athens, from the legendary days of Theseus, the city's founder, through Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, and Alcibiades, to the razing of its walls by Lysander.

  1. Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1
    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1
    Plutarch
    Modern Library / 2001 / Trade Paperback
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  1. Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
    Plutarch
    Modern Library / 2001 / Trade Paperback
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  1. Plutarch's Lives: Exploring Virtue and Vice
    Plutarch's Lives: Exploring Virtue and Vice
    Tim Duff
    Oxford University Press / 2002 / Trade Paperback
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  1. Plutarch: Rome in Crisis
    Plutarch: Rome in Crisis
    Plutarch
    Penguin Books / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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