- a.d. c46–c120, Greek biographer.
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Plutarch recommended a general recipe of combining two to three parts water for one part wine.Summer in a Glass: Everything’s Coming Up Rosés
June 7, 2014
There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.David Brooks's Favorite Books
March 8, 2011
This scene, be it remarked, is not in Plutarch, but is Shakespeare's own invention.
There is no hint of them in Plutarch, no word about them in the play.
Then he read a chapter in Plutarch about Alexander the Great.The Boy Life of Napoleon
It is done with infinite wit and humour, in the manner of Plutarch.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
She had "Plutarch's Lives" under her arm, and "Hypatia" in her hand.It Happened in Egypt
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- ?46–?120 ad, Greek biographer and philosopher, noted for his Parallel Lives of distinguished Greeks and Romans
An ancient Greek biographer noted for his ethical insights. He evaluated the character and conduct of many Greek and Roman rulers in his major work, popularly known as Plutarch's Lives.