7 edition of The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes found in the catalog.
The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes
|Statement||by that grave learned philosopher and historiographer, Plutarke of Chæronea ; translated out of Greeke into French by Iames Amiot ... and out of French into English, by Thomas North.|
|Series||Early English books, 1475-1640 -- 1903:1.|
|Contributions||North, Thomas, Sir, 1535-1601?, Acciaiuoli, Donato, 1429-1478., Goulart, Simon, 1543-1628., Amyot, Jacques, 1513-1593.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 1173 [i.e. 1183],  p.|
|Number of Pages||1183|
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To the proper work, the Parallel Lives, narrated in a series of books, each containing the accounts of The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes book Greek and one Roman, followed by a comparison, some single lives have been appended, for no reason but that they are also biographies.
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Presentation Copy Book given as a gift by its author, illustrator or publisher. He founded a school of philosophy, served as Archon of Chaeronea, and eventually officiated as a priest of Apollo at Delphi.
Voltaire was perhaps thinking of Plutarch when he made this remark: Not long since the trite and frivolous question was was debated in a very polite and learned company, viz. Shakespeare followed the latter two Lives very closely in his Roman plays.Preview this The lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes book What people are Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Volume 10 Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Sir Thomas North The Temple Plutarch: Translated by: Sir Thomas North: Publisher: J.M.
Dent, Original from: University of Iowa. The lives of the noble Grecians & Romanes compared together / by that grave learned philosopher and historiographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated out of Greeke into French by James Amyot; and out of French into Englishe by Thomas North: the illustrations by.
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#50 of numbered sets. 8vo. Translated from Greek to French by James Amyot, and from French to English by Thomas North. Decorations by Thomas Lowinsky.Sep 08, · The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans contains 46 biographies of Greek and Roman heroes in pairs chosen for their similarity of character or career and generally followed by a formal comparison.
Composed in Plutarch’s later years, it displays impressive learning and research.Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, by Ebook Pyrrhus Of the Thesprotians and Molossians after the great inundation, the first king, according to some historians, was Phaethon, one of those who came into Epirus with Pelasgus.