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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of "Psychical Research," and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Other works include Homer and the Epic (1893); a prose translation of The Homeric Hymns (1899), with literary and mythological essays in which he draws parallels between Greek myths and other mythologies; and Homer and his Age (1906). He also wrote Ballades in Blue China (1880) and Rhymes la Mode (1884).

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Genre: History
Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2012-12-17
File: 444 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781625584847

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Author: Plutarch
Publisher:
Release: 1874
File: Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:HN4RVI

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Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of 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 comprises 23 pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. It is a work of considerable importance, not only as a source of information about the individuals described, but also about the times in which they lived.[not verified in body]

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Author: Plutarch
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Release: 2017-10-31
File: 168 Pages
ISBN-13: 1979308659

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Genre: Greece
Author: Plutarch
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Release: 1727
File: Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000020077433

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Lives is a series of biographies of famous Greeks and Romans by the ancient Greek historian Plutarch who lived during the first and second century AD. Consisting of twenty-three paired biographies, one Greek and one Roman, and four unpaired, which explore the influence of character on the lives and destinies of the subjects. Rather than providing strictly historical accounts, Plutarch was most concerned with capturing this issue of character. This volume contains the second part of this classic history in which you will find the biographies of the following persons: Pelopidas, Marcellus, Aristeides, Marcus Cato, Philopoemen, Titus Flamininus, Pyrrhus, Caius Marius, Lysander, Sulla, Kimon and Lucullus.

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Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Independently Published
Release: 2020-03-13
File: 346 Pages
ISBN-13: 9798621833091

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Author: Plutarch
Publisher:
Release: 1906
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015010919697

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

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Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
Release: 2013-06
File: 586 Pages
ISBN-13: 1314312855

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Author: Plutarchus
Publisher:
Release: 1813
File: Pages
ISBN-13: BCUL:1092093622

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Author: Arthur Hugh Clough
Publisher: Palala Press
Release: 2016-05-20
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1358057249

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Genre: Classical biography
Author: Plutarch
Publisher:
Release: 1749
File: Pages
ISBN-13: NYPL:33433089885903

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