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1st-Century Philosophers: Apollonius of Tyana, Plutarch, Epictetus, Seneca the Younger, Gaius Musonius Rufus, Wang Chong, Nicolaus of Damascus NOT A BOOK

1st-Century Philosophers: Apollonius of Tyana, Plutarch, Epictetus, Seneca the Younger, Gaius Musonius Rufus, Wang Chong, Nicolaus of Damascus

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781155308876
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Apollonius of Tyana, Plutarch, Epictetus, Seneca the Younger, Gaius Musonius Rufus, Wang Chong,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Apollonius of Tyana, Plutarch, Epictetus, Seneca the Younger, Gaius Musonius Rufus, Wang Chong, Nicolaus of Damascus, Dio Chrysostom, Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, Nicomachus, Agrippa the Skeptic, Publius Clodius Thrasea Paetus, Arius Didymus, Demetrius the Cynic, Aetius, Yang Xiong, Damis, Sotion, Euphrates the Stoic, Huan Tan, Chaeremon of Alexandria, Alexander of Aegae, Aristocles of Messene, Ammonius of Athens, Attalus, Onasander, Paconius Agrippinus, Moderatus of Gades, Alexicrates, Publius Egnatius Celer, Aristo of Alexandria. Excerpt: Plutarch (Ancient Greek:, Plo tarkhos, Ancient Greek: ) then named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus ( ), c. 46 - 120 AD, was a Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia. He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. Ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, where Plutarch served as one of the priests responsible for interpreting the predictions of the oracle.Plutarch was born in 46 AD in the small town of Chaeronea, in the Greek region known as Boeotia. His family was wealthy. The name of Plutarchs father has not been preserved, but it was probably Nikarchus, from the common habit of Greek families to repeat a name in alternate generations. The name of Plutarchs grandfather was Lamprias, as he attested in Moralia and in his Life of Antony. His brothers, Timon and Lamprias, are frequently mentioned in his essays and dialogues, where Timon is spoken of in the most affectionate terms. Rualdus, in his 1624 work Life of Plutarchus, recovered the name of Plutarchs wife, Timoxena, from internal evidence afforded by his writings. A letter is still extant, addressed by Plutarch to his wife, bidding her not give way...