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Demosthenes and Cicero

Author: Plutarch; A W Lintott
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Clarendon ancient history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Lintott provides a detailed introduction which discusses the background and context of the lives of Demosthenes and Cicero, essential information about the author and the periods in which these two orators lived, and the philosophy which underlies Plutarch's presentation of the two personalities, as well as the English translation of both works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Plutarch.; Demosthenes.; Plutarch.; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Demosthenes.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch; A W Lintott
ISBN: 9780199699711 0199699712 9780199699728 0199699720
OCLC Number: 795759755
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: xii, 227 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology : Demosthenes --
Translation : Plutarch, Life of Demosthenes --
Commentary : Plutarch, Life of Demosthenes --
Chronology : Cicero --
Translation : Plutarch, Life of Cicero --
Commentary : Plutarch, Life of Cicero.
Series Title: Clarendon ancient history series.
Other Titles: Plutarch :
Responsibility: Plutarch ; [translated with introduction and commentary by] Andrew Lintott.

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Plutarch's Lives of Demosthenes and Cicero are an unusual pair in that they are about orators and not military men. With the translations and commentaries, Lintott provides a detailed introduction  Read more...

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