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Plutarch's Lives Of Nicias, Crassus, Aratus And Theseus


Plutarch's Lives Of Nicias, Crassus, Aratus And Theseus is a collection of biographies written by the ancient Greek historian Plutarch. The book contains four separate biographies of notable figures from history, each with their own unique story and contribution to society.The first biography is of Nicias, an Athenian general and politician who played a significant role in the Peloponnesian War. Plutarch details Nicias' military campaigns and political maneuverings, as well as his eventual downfall and execution.The second biography is of Crassus, a Roman general and politician who was one of the wealthiest men in history. Plutarch explores Crassus' rise to power, his military campaigns, and his ill-fated expedition against the Parthian Empire.The third biography is of Aratus, a Greek statesman and military leader who played a key role in the Achaean League. Plutarch discusses Aratus' political and military achievements, as well as his efforts to unite the Greek city-states.The final biography is of Theseus, a legendary figure from Greek mythology who was known for his heroic deeds and accomplishments. Plutarch examines Theseus' life and exploits, including his slaying of the Minotaur and his unification of the city-states of Attica.Overall, Plutarch's Lives Of Nicias, Crassus, Aratus And Theseus provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of some of the most influential figures from ancient history, offering insights into their achievements, struggles, and legacies.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.44in - 0.64lb
  • EAN: 9781428613072
  • Categories: HistoricalAncient - GreeceAncient - Rome