By Philip A. Stadter
of top generals and directors of the Roman empire which he aimed to persuade, and to the bigger social and political context of the reigns of the Flavian emperors and their successors, Nerva and Trajan, within which he wrote. The essays discover Plutarch's thought of perspectives on how his contemporaries
could - and we ourselves can - study from the successes and screw ups of the nice males of the past.
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