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Plutarch,

Greek philosopher, ca. 46-119 A.D.
Appian-Plutarch syndrome - see under Appian of Alexandria
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The faculty of enargeia, a Plutarchian quality invoked, according to Jean Hagstrum, in ekphrasis generally, entails impressing the reader-observer with a physical presence that appears so real the consciousness of illusion will be lost.
Meacham, a managing editor of Newsweek, provides Plutarchian analysis of the interaction of the two great lives and thereby proves with great success that it does matter who is at the helm of the ship of state at critical times in history.
How Bankes would have mourned the fact that his great scheme was never realised, all the more had he known how fitting these Plutarchian subjects would be for the decoration of a library.