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The age of Caesar : five roman lives / Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard.

Plutarch, (author.). Mensch, Pamela, 1956- (translator.). Romm, James S., (editor,, writer of preface.). Beard, Mary, 1955- (author of introduction.).
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Eckhart PL - Main 0.0 (Text) 840191002929088 Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0393355527
  • ISBN: 9780393355529
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 393 pages : maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.

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General Note:
"First published as a Norton paperback 2018"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pompey -- Caesar -- Cicero -- Brutus -- Antony -- Appendix: the Roman Constitution / by J. E. Lendon.
Summary, etc.:
"Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Antony: the names still resonate across thousands of years. Major figures in the civil wars that brutally ended the Roman republic, their lives pose a question that haunts us still: how to safeguard a republic from the flaws of its leaders. This reader's edition of Plutarch delivers a fresh translation of notable clarity, explanatory notes, and ample historical context in the Preface and Introduction."--Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Subject: Statesmen > Rome > Biography > Early works to 1800.
Generals > Rome > Biography > Early works to 1800.
Rome > Biography > Early works to 1800.
Genre: Biographies.

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