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Life of Phocion
Plutarch
Harvard Classics, Vol. 12
 
Plutarch’s Lives
 
Plutarch
 
This selection from Parallel Lives represents the best examples from the founder of an important vein of biographical writing: rather than attempt an historical account of a life, Plutarch aims to edify his readers by encouraging emulation of the best noble deeds and character traits of his subjects.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
  1. Themistocles
  2. Pericles
  3. Aristides
  4. Alcibiades
  5. Coriolanus
  6. Comparison of Alcibiades with Coriolanus
  7. Demosthenes
  8. Cicero
  9. Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero
  10. Cæsar
  11. Antony


 
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