Harvard Classics, Vol. 12
|This selection from Parallel Lives represents the best examples from the founder of an important vein of biographical writing: rather than attempt an historical account of a life, Plutarch aims to edify his readers by encouraging emulation of the best noble deeds and character traits of his subjects.
|NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
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