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The opening of Plutarch's Life of Themistokles


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Duff, T. E. (2008) The opening of Plutarch's Life of Themistokles. Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 48. pp. 159-179. ISSN 0017-3916

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Plutarch begins the biography by selecting incidents and an epigram that anticipate the basic themes of Themistocles' life--his greatness, sometimes ambiguous, and his benefactions to all of Greece.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Classics
ID Code:6198
Publisher:Duke University

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