The Age of Caesar Five Roman Lives

The Age of Caesar  Five Roman Lives
Author : Plutarch
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages : 416
Release : 2017-01-31
ISBN 10 : 9780393292831
ISBN 13 : 0393292835
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

“Plutarch regularly shows that great leaders transcend their own purely material interests and petty, personal vanities. Noble ideals actually do matter, in government as in life.” —Michael Dirda, Washington Post Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Antony: the names still resonate across thousands of years. Major figures in the civil wars that brutally ended the Roman republic, their lives pose a question that haunts us still: how to safeguard a republic from the flaws of its leaders. This reader’s edition of Plutarch delivers a fresh translation of notable clarity, explanatory notes, and ample historical context in the Preface and Introduction.


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