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Plutarch,

Greek philosopher, ca. 46-119 A.D.
Appian-Plutarch syndrome - see under Appian of Alexandria
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Among their topics are Middle Platonism: Plutarch and Favorinus, skepticism in classical Islam: the case of Ghazali, varieties of modern academic skepticism: Pierre-Daniel Huet and Simon Foucher, Russell's logical construction of the external world, skepticism and the internalism-externalism debate, and religious skepticism.
He named them as: Lieutenant Panagiotis Chrysoulis from Athens, Plutarch Spyridon Agathos from Corfu, Plutarch Nicholas Panagos from Arcadia, Antipaspostor Panagiotis Theodoratos from Kefallinia and Piertis Nikolaos Kappadoukas from Skopelos.
1) He was especially impressed by a codex of Plutarch (c.
The Greek writer Plutarch referred to these days as hemerai kynades, literally, "dog days"--the days of the Dog Star.
99 The unified Districts are preparing for an assault on the Capitol and Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) must lead the charge, guided by District 13's crusading president, Alma Coin (Julianne Moore), gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and lovestruck childhood friend Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth).
When, in addition to all this, we remember that all the conspirators refused to engage in the plot unless Brutus would take the lead;--for "the world, they knew, would conclude that had the action been honorable, Brutus would not have refused to engage in it," we cannot doubt that, if any weight be attached to the testimony of Plutarch, Brutus, before history could have much occasion to speak of him, was esteemed as a man highly distinguished for learning, talents and virtue[.
When Thomas Nashe, in his Anatomie of Absurditie (1588), describes the way that Agesilaus of Sparta refused the food and drink in the country of "Thasius" (or Thasos), he probably picked the story up from the widely circulated Apophthegmata, not directly from Plutarch.
Her allies include childhood friend Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth), mentor Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), chaperone Ee Trinket (Elizabeth Banks), architect of the rebellion Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Ho-man) and District 13 President Alma Coin (Julianne Moore).
Her allies include childhood friend Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth), mentor Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), chaperone Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks), architect of the rebellion Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and District 13 President Alma Coin (Julianne Moore).
It was not uncommon for young men of Shakespeare's generation to read Cicero, Ovid, Horace, Plautus, and (for those in universities) Plutarch, Plato, and Aristotle in order to learn "how to live in the present"; for them engagement with the literature was "driven by need and use" and could have "a moral effect on the present.
President Coin (Julianne Moore) isn't sure about her, but Plutarch Heavensbee (the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) is in no doubt that she can be the district's 'mockingjay' poster girl in the battle to defeat the Capitol's President Snow (Donald Sutherland).
Philip Seymour Hoffman, who plays Plutarch Heavensbee, tragically died with one week of filming left, but the role was not re-cast as the majority of his scenes for the final two movies were already filmed.