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Plutarch

(c. 46—120 ad) Greek biographer and philosopher


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(c. 46–c. 120),

Greek biographer and philosopher. He is chiefly known for Parallel Lives, a collection of biographies of prominent Greeks and Romans in which the moral character of his subjects is illustrated by a series of anecdotes.


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