Plutarch


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Plutarch,

Greek philosopher, ca. 46-119 A.D.
Appian-Plutarch syndrome - see under Appian of Alexandria
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And there is nothing in the context to show that Hesiod's Amphidamas is to be identified with that Amphidamas whom Plutarch alone connects with the Lelantine War: the name may have been borne by an earlier Chalcidian, an ancestor, perhaps, of the person to whom Plutarch refers.
His body, cast into the sea, was brought to shore by dolphins and buried at Oenoe (or, according to Plutarch, at Ascra): at a later time his bones were removed to Orchomenus.
It is possible that the "Astronomy" or "Astrology" (as Plutarch calls it) was in turn appended to the "Divination".
This is definitely known to be true of the "Shield of Heracles", the first 53 lines of which belong to the fourth book of the "Catalogues", and almost certainly applies to other episodes, such as the "Suitors of Helen" (9), the "Daughters of Leucippus", and the "Marriage of Ceyx", which last Plutarch mentions as `interpolated in the works of Hesiod.'
"The volume of Plutarch's Lives which I possessed contained the histories of the first founders of the ancient republics.
I've read The Lamplighter, and Scottish Chiefs, and Ivanhoe, and The Heir of Redclyffe, and Cora, the Doctor's Wife, and David Copperfield, and The Gold of Chickaree, and Plutarch's Lives, and Thaddeus of Warsaw, and Pilgrim's Progress, and lots more.--What have you read?"
A singular equality may be observed between the great men of the first and of the last ages; nor can all the science, art, religion, and philosophy of the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago.
Ranging down through the halls of history from Homer and Hesiod, to Sophocles, Plato, and Aristotle, to Philon of Larissa and Cicero of Rome, to Josephus, Plutarch and Justinian, to Dante Aligheiri, William of Ockham, and Petrarch, to Leonardo Da Vinci, Martin Luther, and Copernicus, to Queen Elizabeth, William Shakespeare, and Locke, and so many more, we are treated to a wealth of historical personalities, their lives, accomplishments and influences.
The sentence appears in Plutarch and Suetonius Plutarch reports that he "gave Amantius, a friend of his at Rome, an account of
Simon Aleyn, who famously kept switching his faith in the 16th century, is better known as translated in 1579, provided the inspiration ANSWERS: 1 Australia; 2 Plutarch; 3 Aberdeen; 4 It is designed to stand against a wall; 5 A mineral which surrounds another mineral of a different type; 6 George Best; 7 The Vicar of Bray; 8 Seize the day; 9 The South Atlantic; 10 The Prince of Wales.
Montaigne continually reread, made notes, and copied excerpts from his favourite writers who included Plutarch, Seneca, Ovid, Virgil, Lucretius, Horace, Catullus, and Caesar.