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Plutarch,

Greek philosopher, ca. 46-119 A.D.
Appian-Plutarch syndrome - see under Appian of Alexandria
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3 PLUTARCHUS, PLUTARCH'S LIVES: PERICLES AND FABIUS
Multos vidi nec immerito ambiguos fuisse, inferendo iudicium de claris viris, seu lireris seu armis inclaruerint, adeo ut Plutarchus, cum disertissime Ciceronis vitam, tum etiam Demosthenis scripsisset, non solum inferendo iudicium de comparatione illorum mutaverit, sed etiam ipse tum alii admirentur; vel cur tam clarus evaserit, cum esset natura adeo ineptus, vel cur cum tam clarus esset, tot admiserit errores" (562).
For Martins, the classic example of this kind of life was Sparta in the fifth century bc, as depicted by Plutarchus and Aristophanes: the rural life of a community of independent farmers, a simple and self-righteous citizenry entirely devoted to the motherland.
Quin et Sophoclis versum Plutarchus adducit: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [TrGF IV F 849], libro eo quem super ei delphico fecit [Plut.