The Resource The age of Caesar : five Roman lives, Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard, (electronic resource)

The age of Caesar : five Roman lives, Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard, (electronic resource)

Label
The age of Caesar : five Roman lives
Title
The age of Caesar
Title remainder
five Roman lives
Statement of responsibility
Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard
Title variation
Five Roman lives
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
"An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world. 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, they haunt us with questions of character and authority: how to safeguard a republic from the flaws of its leaders. Plutarch's rich, vivid profiles show character shaping history through grand scale events and intimate details. The creator and master of the biographical form, Plutarch brilliantly locates character in small gestures such as the selfless Brutus's punctilious use of money, or Caesar's embrace of the plainspoken discourse of the soldier rather than the eloquence of Cicero. This is a true reader's edition of Plutarch. The translation lends a straightforward clarity to Plutarch's prose, and the notes helpfully identify people, places, and events named in the text. The substantial introduction and foreword explore both Plutarch himself as a historical figure and the basic history of the republic's fall."--Provided by publisher
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plutarch
Dewey number
937/.050922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English translated from the ancient Greek
LC call number
DG260.A1
LC item number
P53 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mensch, Pamela
  • Romm, James S.
  • Beard, Mary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statesmen
  • Generals
  • Generals
  • Statesmen
  • Rome
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
The age of Caesar : five Roman lives, Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plutarch: five Roman lives -- Pompey -- Caesar -- Cicero -- Brutus -- Antony -- Appendix: the Roman Constitution / by J. E. Lendon
Control code
ocn974645389
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 393 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393292831
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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illustrations, maps
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E9C0673A-62F9-44B8-8382-2BF6424FF4C2
System control number
(OCoLC)974645389
Label
The age of Caesar : five Roman lives, Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plutarch: five Roman lives -- Pompey -- Caesar -- Cicero -- Brutus -- Antony -- Appendix: the Roman Constitution / by J. E. Lendon
Control code
ocn974645389
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 393 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393292831
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E9C0673A-62F9-44B8-8382-2BF6424FF4C2
System control number
(OCoLC)974645389

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