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A most for those interested in classical Rhetoric and history. I have just read Cicero our of this book for a class it was very interesting. I read Demosthenes and Cicero. Great moments in history gotta love ancient historiography Plutarch s Lives are fascinating in the way they reveal the trajectories of classical personages through the intellectual imaginary of the ancient world. `Free Pdf ↾ Demosthenes and Cicero. Alexander and Caesar ↡ Plutarch Plutarchus , ca CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian He was married and the father of one daughter and four sons He appears as a man of kindly character and independent thought, studious and learnedPlutarch wrote on many subjects Most popular have always been theParallel Lives, biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs in each pair, one Greek figure and one similar Roman , though the last four lives are single All are invaluable sources of our knowledge of the lives and characters of Greek and Roman statesmen, soldiers and orators Plutarch s many other varied extant works, aboutin number, are known as Moralia or Moral Essays They are of high literary value, besides being of great use to people interested in philosophy, ethics, and religionThe Loeb Classical Library edition of the Lives is in eleven volumes