Sage And Emperor

Sage and Emperor PDF
Author: Philip A. Stadter
Publisher: Leuven University Press
ISBN: 9789058672391
Size: 32.46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 357
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The overall objective is to establish the context of Plutarch's work in the society and the historical circumstances for which it was written.

De Audiendis Poetis

De audiendis poetis PDF
Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107002044
Size: 51.83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 222
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A full treatment of this major source on ancient literary education by two of the leading scholars in the field.

Plutarch S Parallel Lives

Plutarch   s  Parallel Lives PDF
Author: Chrysanthos S. Chrysanthou
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110574713
Size: 79.78 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 238
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In the Parallel Lives Plutarch does not absolve his readers of the need for moral reflection by offering any sort of hard and fast rules for their moral judgement. Rather, he uses strategies to elicit readers’ active engagement with the act of judging. This book, drawing on the insights of recent narrative theories, especially narratology and reader-response criticism, examines Plutarch’s narrative techniques in the Parallel Lives of drawing his readers into the process of moral evaluation and exposing them to the complexities entailed in it. Subjects discussed include Plutarch’s prefatory projection of himself and his readers and the interaction between the two; Plutarch’s presentation of the mental and emotional workings of historical agents, which serves to re-enact the participants’ experience at the time and thus arouse empathy in the readers; Plutarch’s closural strategies and their profound effects on the readers’ moral inquiry; Plutarch’s principles of historical criticism in On the malice of Herodotus in relation to his narrative strategies in the Lives. Through illustrating Plutarch’s narrative technique, this book elucidates Plutarch’s praise-and-blame rhetoric in the Lives as well as his sensibility to the challenges inherent in recounting, reading about, and evaluating the lives of the great men of history.

Ethical Education In Plutarch

Ethical Education in Plutarch PDF
Author: Sophia Xenophontos
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110383314
Size: 52.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 276
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In addition to being the author of the Parallel Lives of noble Greeks and Romans, Plutarch of Chaeronea (AD c.46-c.120) is widely known for his rich ethical theory, which has ensured him a reputation as one of the most profound moralists in antiquity and beyond. Previous studies have considered Plutarch's moralism in the light of specific works or group of works, so that an exploration of his overall concept of ethical education remains a desideratum. Bringing together a wide range of texts from both the Parallel Lives and the Moralia, this study puts the moralising agents that Plutarch considers important for ethical development at the heart of its interpretation. These agents operate in different educational settings, and perform distinct moralising roles, dictated by the special features of the type of moral education they are expected to enact. Ethical education in Plutarch becomes a distinctive manifestation of paideia vis-à-vis the intellectual trends of the Imperial period, especially in contexts of cultural identity and power. By reappraising Plutarch's ethical authority and the significance of his didactic spirit, this book will appeal not only to scholars and students of Plutarch, but to anyone interested in the history of moral education and the development of Greek ethics.

Philosophy In Society Virtues And Values In Plutarch

Philosophy in society virtues and values in Plutarch PDF
Author: José Ribeiro Ferreira
Publisher: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra / Coimbra University Press
ISBN: 9892604628
Size: 27.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 242
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Este volume temático resulta dos trabalhos apresentados no encontro científico da Plutarchan Net, realizado em Setembro de 2007, na Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, com o tema "Phylosophy in Society Virtues and Values in Plutarch".


Ploutarkhos PDF
Author: International Plutarch Society
Size: 45.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Languages : en
Pages :
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