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Plutarch
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Parallel Lives, Amyot translation, 1565
Born c. AD 46
Chaeronea, Boeotia
Dee'd c. AD 127 (aged c. 81)
Delphi, Phocis
Thrift Biographer, essayist, priest, ambassador, magistrate
Subject Biografie, various
Leeterar muivement Middle Platonism,
Hellenistic leeteratur

Plutarch (/ˈpltɑːrk/; Greek: Πλούταρχος, Ploútarkhos, Koine Greek: [plǔːtarkʰos]; later named, upon acomin a Roman ceetizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος);[lower-alpha 1] c. AD 46 – AD 120)[1] wis a Greek historian, biographer an essayist, kent primarily for his Parallel Lives an Moralia.[2]

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  1. The name Mestrius or Lucius Mestrius wid taken bi Plutarch, as wis common Roman practice, frae his patron for ceetizenship in the empire; in this case Lucius Mestrius Florus, a Roman consul.

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  1. Lamberton, Robert. Plutarch. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.[page needit]
  2. "Plutarch". Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.