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A Commentary on Plutarch"s Life of Agesilaos

Response to Sources in the Presentation of Character

by Plutarch

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Number of Pages528
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ISBN 100198150733
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  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 16 by Plutarch; Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1 (of 4) by Plutarch Life of Plutarch -- Life of Theseus -- Life of Romulus -- Comparison of Theseus and Romulus -- Life of Lykurgus -- Life of Numa -- Comparison of Numa with Lykurgus. A. The Life of Agesilaos in the Life of Plutarch: 1 (1) B. Plutarch's Conceptual Framework: 2 (7) C. The Pairing of Agesilaos and Pompey: 9 (8) D. The Formal Comparison: 17 (7) E. Plutarch's Themes in the Life: 24 (22) F. The Sources for Plutarch's Agesilaos: 46 (11)Price: $

Shipley, D.R. (), A Commentary on Plutarch’s Life of Agesilaos. Response to Sources in the Presentation of Character,Oxford. Shipley, G. (), A History of Samos, – BC, : Eran Almagor. But Agesilaus, to gratify the fondness of his son, saved the life of Sphodrias by a sort of violence, when he deserved death for the wrong he had done to the Athenians; and when Phoebidas treacherously broke the peace with Thebes, zealously abetted him for the sake, it was clear, of the unjust act itself.

AbstractWhen studying the presence of Hesiod in Plutarch’s work, one. It is very practical to have this collection of Plutarchs Lives focusing on Sparta presented together in one volume, and I find Id much rather read Plutarchs own texts than have them presented rehashed by contemporary scholars. I read in the new Preface that the Life of Agesilaus has been added to this Expanded Edition, which is great though it would have been even better if the Life of /5.


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: A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos: Response to Sources in the Presentation of Character (): Plutarch, D. Shipley: BooksCited by: 6. Shipley presents the first modern commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos (c BC) together with the full Greek text and a bibliography.

Synopsis. Shipley presents the first modern commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos (c BC) together with the full Greek text and a bibliography. Plutarch's biographies have long been valued for their literary, philosophic, and historiographic content, and the Life of Agesilaos, king of Sparta for forty years after the Peloponnesian war.

Buy A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos by Plutarch, D. Shipley from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: Shipley presents the first modern commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos together with the full Greek text and a bibliography.

Plutarch's biographies have long been valued for their literary, philosophic, and. Shipley presents the first fashionable commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos (c BC) together with the full Greek textual content material and a bibliography. Plutarch's biographies have long been valued for his or her literary.

Plutarch continues', as Shipley (father of Graham 'Samos' Shipley) opens (p. Indeed, and we have in these two books worthy additions to the growing series of modern anglophone commentaries on the various Lives, among which Stadter's Pericles perhaps remains exemplary (P.

Stadter, A Commentary on Plutarch's Pericles [Chapel Hill, ]). The Thebans were not behind him in courage, so that the battle was fiercely carried on on both sides, especially near Agesilaus's person, whose new guard of fifty volunteers stood him in great stead that day, and saved his life.

Plutarch's A Commentary on Plutarchs Life of Agesilaos book latenter vivendo is the only extant work from Antiquity in which Epicurus' famous ideal of an 'unnoticed life' (lathe biosas) is thematised as such. Moreover, the short rhetorical work provides a lot of interesting information about Plutarch's polemical strategies and about his own philosophical convictions in the domains of Cited by: 4.

The Parallel Lives (Greek: Βίοι Παράλληλοι) is a collection of biographies by Plutarch, most of which are in pairs, enabling the life of a prominent Roman to be compared with that of a prominent lives are a paradigmatic case of a concern with character which is often a central preoccupation of ancient historians.

The lives included are. Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3 (of 4) Contents Life of Nikias -- Life of Crassus -- Comparison of Nikias and Crassus -- Life of Sertorius -- Life of Eumenes -- Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes -- Life of Agesilaus -- Life of Pompeius -- Comparison of Agesilaus and Pompeius -- Life of Alexander -- Life of C.

Cæsar -- Life of Phokion -- Life of Cato. Greek Lives Plutarch Translated by Robin Waterfield and Edited by Philip A. Stadter Oxford World's Classics. Introduces new generations to Plato's urbane erudition.

Features biographies of Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, and Alexander. A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos: Response to Sources in the Presentation of Character by Plutarch and D.

Shipley (, Hardcover) Be the first to. Plutarch (c. CE) wrote on many subjects. His forty-six Lives are biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs, one Greek figure and one similar Roman, though the last four lives are single.

They not only record careers and illustrious deeds but also offer. Buy A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos Books online at best prices in India by D R Shipley from Buy A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos online of India’s Largest Online Book Store, Only Genuine Products.

Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available. Summary: Shipley presents a modern commentary on Plutarch's "Life of Agesilaos" which has special interest as an introduction to Greek history, society, and culture in the fourth century, a critical period that has received little attention in comparison with the fifth century in Athens.

Based on Ziegler's revised text, this book provides a commentary on Plutarch's "Life of Alexander". It devotes most of its space to historical matters, comparing Plutarch's narrative at every point with the sources.

In addition, it adds a fresh introduction and select bibliographies on Plutarch Reviews: 1. The kingdom belonged to Agis by law, and it was thought that Agesilaüs would pass his life in a private station.

He was therefore given the so-called ‘agoge,’ or course of public training in Sparta, which, although austere in its mode of life and full of hardships, educated the youth to obedience.

LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY Founded by JAMES LOEB Edited by JEFFREY HENDERSON. Search. Publications Pages. Publications; Volume title: Author: Plutarch Sort key: lives agesilaus Book order sort key: Doi: /ch-lives_agesilaus Volume edition date.

Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of 48 biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings, probably written at the beginning of the second century AD. The surviving Parallel Lives (Greek: Βίοι Παράλληλοι, Bíoi Parállēloi) comprises 23 pairs of.

"Plutarch's Lives Volume II" is the second part of a collection of biographies of well-known figures from ancient Greece, Rome, Macedonia, Sparta, Persia, and Egypt. In this volume are included Plutarch's depictions of Sertorius, Eumenes, Agesilaus, Pompey, Alexander, Caesar, Phocion, Cato the.List of books by Plutarch stored on this site.

Books listed by ISBN. Plutarch. title media type ISBN year of publica-tion other author(s) A Commentary on Plutarch's Life of Agesilaos: Response to Sources in the Presentation of Character: Hardcover: D. R. Shipley: Alejandro Magno / Alexander the Great: Paperback:   Synopsis and Commentary: Plutarch wrote the life of Pyrrhus as part of his Parallel Lives in which he pairs a famous Greek and Roman with independent biographies of each.

Pyrrhus is paired with Gaius Marius the famous Roman general that defeated Jugurtha as well as a major Germanic invasion of Italy and later helped to undermine the Roman Republic in his quest for power.