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Plutarch

[ploo-tahrk]
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noun
  1. a.d. c46–c120, Greek biographer.
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Plutarch

noun
  1. ?46–?120 ad, Greek biographer and philosopher, noted for his Parallel Lives of distinguished Greeks and Romans
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Plutarch

[(plooh-tahrk)]

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.

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