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The British Plutarch

Thomas Mortimer

The British Plutarch

containing the lives of the most eminent statesmen, patriots, divines, warriors, philosophers, poets and artists, of Great Britain and Ireland, from the accession of Henry VIII. to the present time. ... A new edition, corrected and considerably enlarged. In eight volumes. ...

by Thomas Mortimer

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Published by printed by R. Morison junior, for R. Morison & Son in Perth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4009, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8v.,plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16889230M

Get this from a library! The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent divines, patriots, statemen, warriors, philosophers, poets, and artists of Great Britain and Ireland, from the accention of Henry VIII, to the present time.. [Francis Wrangham].   Even though Plutarch tried to give to his writings the least bias possible, I could definitely sense an admiration, high regard and appreciation of the monarch by the historian. And if we add the extreme loyalty of a Greek to a Greek present in the society, we can see the tremendous role the author played in our understanding and acknowledgment.

Plutarch's Lives remains an essential document of Greek and Roman history and mythology, preserving the stories of both cultures' greatest leaders for future generations. Public Domain (P) Recorded Books, Inc. These nine biographies illuminate the careers, personalities and military campaigns of some of Rome's greatest statesmen, whose lives span the earliest days of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire. Selected from Plutarch's Roman Lives, they include prominent figures who achieved fame for their pivotal roles in Roman history, such as soldierly Marcellus, .

The British Plutarch, or Biographical entertainer: Being a select collection of the lives of the most eminent men of Great Britain and Ireland ; from . Plutarch wrote Parallel Lives: so he went after a Greek and a Roman that he could put together in a single book. At a scholarly level, we get angry when people rip these books apart and put the lives into new collections, as in, ‘here are Greek lives of the Athenians and here are Roman lives from the Republic.’.


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Help me figure out which Plutarch to read. So, I've finally decided to read Plutarch, and I'm kind of confused as to where I should start.

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Mortimer] by Thomas Mortimer (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. A third writer on Alexander, who I didn’t choose, is Plutarch, who wrote the life of Alexander the Great round about ADso a little bit before Arrian. In one or two places in his book, he mentions episodes, and lists all the historians who report the event and those who denied it.

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).

The Life of Alexander the Great is one of the first surviving attempts to memorialize the achievements of this legendary king, remembered today as the greatest military genius of all time.

This exclusive Modern Library edition, excerpted from Plutarch’s Lives, is a riveting tale of honor, power, scandal, and bravery written by the most 1/5(1). The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines, Patriots, Statemen, Warriors, Philosophers, Poets, and Artists of Great Britain and Ireland, from the Accention of Henry VIII, to the Present Time, Volume 3 by.Plutarch's surviving works were written in Greek, but intended for both Greek and Roman readers.

Plutarch, later named, upon becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus; (AD 46 – AD ) was a Greek historian, biographer, and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia/5.Ian Stanley Scott-Kilvert OBE (26 May – 8 October ) was a British editor and translator.

He worked for the British Council, editing a series of pamphlet essays on British writers, and was chairman of the Byron Society. Amongst his translations were several classical texts, including Plutarch and Polybius.