Plutarch: Alexander by J.R. HamiltonPlutarch: Alexander by J.R. Hamilton

Plutarch: Alexander

byJ.R. Hamilton

Paperback | March 25, 1999

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Based on Ziegler's revised text, this book provides a commentary on Plutarch's "Life of Alexander". It devotes most of its space to historical matters, comparing Plutarch's narrative at every point with the sources. In addition, it adds a fresh introduction and select bibliographies on Plutarch and on Alexander himself.
J.R. Hamilton, in 1969, was Reader in the Department of Classics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He was subsequently Associate Professor at the University of Auckland until his retirement in 1986.
Title:Plutarch: AlexanderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.65 inPublished:March 25, 1999Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1853995746

ISBN - 13:9781853995743

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition
Select Bibliography
Abbreviations and Bibliography of Short Titles
I. Plutarch of Chaeroneia
II. The Speeches De Alexandri Magni fortuna aut virtute
III. The Parallel Lives
IV. The Sources of Alexander
V. The Character and Value of Alexander
VI. The Style of Plutarch
I. Authors and Passages
II. Greek
III. General
Figure 1. The "Tanais" Problem
Figure 2. Alexander's Route in the Punjab