Plutarchs Advice to the Bride and Groom and A Consolation to His Wife: English Translations…

Hardcover | July 1, 1999

EditorSarah B. Plutarch, Sarah B. Pomeroy

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While perhaps best known for his Lives, Plutarch also wrote philosophical dialogues that constitute a major intellectual legacy from the first century A.D. This collection presents two important short works from his writings in moral philosophy. They reveal Plutarch at his best--informative,sympathetic, rich in narrative--and are accompanied by an extensive commentary that situates Plutarch and his views on marriage in their historical context.

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While perhaps best known for his Lives, Plutarch also wrote philosophical dialogues that constitute a major intellectual legacy from the first century A.D. This collection presents two important short works from his writings in moral philosophy. They reveal Plutarch at his best--informative,sympathetic, rich in narrative--and are accom...

Mestrius Plutarchus (c. 46-127), known in English as Plutarch, was a Greek historian, biographer, and essayist. Sarah B. Pomeroy is at Hunter College, Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:July 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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"Valuable... the latest in Sarah Pomeroy's impressive list of publications on women and gender in the ancient world... Helpful, informative and well written." Ancient History Bulletin