Plutarch

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Plu·tarch

 (plo͞o′tärk′) Originally Mestrius Plutarchus. ad 46?-120?
Greek biographer and philosopher. He wrote Parallel Lives, a collection of paired biographies of famous Greek and Roman figures that Shakespeare used as source material for his Roman plays.

Plu·tarch′an (-tär′kən), Plu·tarch′i·an (-tär′kē-ən) adj.
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Plutarch

(ˈpluːtɑːk)
n
(Biography) ?46–?120 ad, Greek biographer and philosopher, noted for his Parallel Lives of distinguished Greeks and Romans
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Plu•tarch

(ˈplu tɑrk)

n.
A.D. c46–c120, Greek biographer.
Plu•tarch′i•an, adj.
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Plutarch

[ˈpluːtɑːk] NPlutarco
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Plutarch

[ˈpluːtɑːk] nPlutarco
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References in periodicals archive ?
(10) Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (46-120): historiador e ensaista grego, um dos ultimos pensadores do helenismo, escreveu duas grandes obras, Vidas Paralelas, que biografa 23 figuras eminentes gregas e 23 romanas, comparando, aos pares, seus vicios e virtudes (Teseu e Romulo, Licurgo e Numa, Solon e Publicola, etc.), e Moralia, colecao dos 78 ensaios e discursos que restaram do autor.