The Age of Alexander

Author(s): Plutarch

Latin Literature

This title includes textual and historical notes that supplement a segment of Plutarch's "Lives" which covers the rise of Macedonia.


Product Information

Plutarch's life spanned the second half of the 1st century AD. He was highly educated in rhetoric and philosophy at Athens but his deep interest in religion led him to Delphi, where he was eventually appointed a priesthood. He travelled, most crucially to Rome, where he lectured and made friends of considerable influence. He wrote and taught throughout his life.

General Fields

  • : 9780140442861
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : June 1973
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Plutarch
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 448
  • : maps