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date: 10 August 2020

Plutarch (Lucius(?) Mestrius Plutarchus) 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

of Chaeronea; b. before ad 50, d. after ad 120; philosopher and biographer. The family had long been established in Chaeronea, and most of Plutarch's life was spent in that historic town, to which he was devoted. He knew Athens well, and visited both Egypt and Italy. He lectured and taught at Rome. Members of his family figure often in his dialogues; his wide circle of influential friends include the consulars ... ...

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