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Plutarch"s Nicias and Alcibiades

Plutarch

Plutarch"s Nicias and Alcibiades

by Plutarch

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementnewly translated with introduction and notes, by Bernadotte Perrin
SeriesSix of Plutarch"s Greek lives -- vol. 3, Six of Plutarch"s Greek lives -- v. 3.
ContributionsPerrin, Bernadotte, ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDE7 .P57 1901 v. 3
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 p.1., [ix]-xi, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25225919M
OCLC/WorldCa31589305

Alcibiades Alcibiades. I. The family of Alcibiades, it is thought, may be traced back to Eurysaces, 1 the son of Aias, as its founder; and on his mother’s side he was an Alcmaeonid, being the son of Deinomache, the daughter of Megacles. His father, Cleinias, fitted out a trireme at his own cost and fought it gloriously at Artemisium. 2 He was afterwards slain at Coroneia, 3 fighting the. Built upon the narratological distinction between story and text, Verdegem’s analysis, which involves detailed comparisons with other Plutarchan works (esp. the Lives of Nicias and Lysander) and several key texts in the Alcibiades tradition (e.g., Plato, Thucydides, Xenophon), demonstrates how Plutarch carefully constructed his story and used.

Alcibiades was made one of the three commanders of the Sicilian Expedition (the others were Nicias and Lamachus). Shortly after their arrival, and after they had agreed to pursue Alcibiades' tactics, he was recalled because he was believed to have been involved in a religious scandal (). The expedition to Sicily ended in disaster too. It is cited four times (; ; ; ) and constituted Plutarch’s main source for the sections dealing with Alcibiades’ breaking of the Peace of Nicias (), the first major reversal in his life (), and his political activities in the period between his flight to Tissaphernes and the fall of the Four Hundred ().

ption of ALCIBIADES, and anecdotes of his early days. (ALCIBIADES saves the life of SOCRATES in battle, who requites him by saving his life in return.) 2. Anecdotes of the dog and quail. (HYPERBOLUS endeavours to banish ALCIBIADES by ostracism, but is banished himself. Peace is concluded by NICIAS between Athens and Sparta. ALCIBIADES, as it is supposed, was anciently descended from Eurysaces, the son of Ajax, by his father’s side; and by his mother’s side from Alcmæon. Dinomache, his mother, was the daughter of Megacles. His father, Clinias, having fitted out a galley at his own expense, gained great honor in the sea fight at Artemisium, and was afterwards slain in the battle of Coronea, fighting against.


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Alcibiades, as it is supposed, was anciently descended from Eurysaces, the son of Ajax, by his father's side; and by his mother's side from Alcmaeon.

Dinomache, his mother, was the daughter of Megacles. His father, Clinias, having fitted out a galley at his own expense, gained great honour in the sea-fight at Artemisium, and was afterwards slain in the battle of Coronea, fighting against the.

Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, Alexander `I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.' In the nine lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and 5/5(1).

Plutarch's lives, The Dryden Translation, Volume 1, edited by Arthur Hugh Clough written: circa ce translation: (and not by Dryden) editing Plutarchs Nicias and Alcibiades book notes format: page paperback acquired: December read: Feb 27 – May 2 time reading: 48 hr 43 min, min/page rating: 3 A weird decision to read this, but it's become somehow /5.

Nicias (/ ˈ n ɪ ʃ i ə s /; Νικίας Nikias; c. – BC), was an Athenian politician and general during the period of the Peloponnesian was a member of the Athenian aristocracy and had inherited a large fortune from his father, which was invested in the silver mines around Attica's Mt.

ing the death of Pericles in BC, he became the principal rival of. Plutarch.: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. [ 2 ] In the case of Alcibiades, men loathed his manner of life and dreaded his boldness, as will be shown more at length in his biography; and in the case of Nicias.

Nicias was an Athenian political and military leader of the 5th-century B.C., and the selection relates tales of his penchant for pomp and circumstance, his political rivalries (especially with Alcibiades), and the Athenian military expedition to Sicily, which ended disastrously in B.C.

Bust of Plutarch (ca. ca). Alcibiades ( B.C.) is the subject of a Life by Plutarch. After the death of Cleon, he became the political rival of Nicias (although, on occasions such as a threatened ostracism, they did co-operate). The Sicilian Expedition (the subject of the last half of the Life of Nicias) was taken on at his urging.

What was the Peloponnesian War. But the enmity betwixt Nicias and Alcibiades running higher and higher, and the time being at hand for decreeing the ostracism or banishment, for ten years, which the people, putting the name on a sherd, were wont to inflict at certain times on some person suspected or regarded with jealousy for his popularity or wealth, both were now in alarm.

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Here Ends Plutarch's Life of Alcibiades. NOTES /1/ "colax" means flatterer; "corax", crow or shaped like a crow's beak. /2/ Plutarch quotes this line also in the Life of Pelopidas, /3/ It is illustrative to compare the theft of the plate by Alcibiades with the familiar story of the theft of the pears by Augustine of Hippo (Confessions, II.

Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45– CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian. Buy Plutarch's Nicias and Alcibiades by Plutarch (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The translations of the Pericles and of the Nicias have already appeared in my Plutarch's Cimon and Pericles (new York, and Plutarch's Nicias and Alcibiades (new York, and are te produced here (with only slight changes) by the generous consent of the publishers, the Messrs.

Charles Scribner's Sons/5(1). Alcibiades was born in father was Cleinias, who had distinguished himself in the Persian War both as a fighter himself and by personally subsidizing the cost of a family of Cleinias had old connections with the Spartan aristocracy through a relationship of xenia, and the name "Alcibiades" was of Spartan origin.

Alcibiades' mother was Deinomache, the daughter of Megacles. Plutarch (/ ˈ p l uː t ɑːr k /; Greek: Πλούταρχος, Ploútarkhos, Koine Greek: [ˈplutarkʰos]; c. AD 46 – c. ), later named, upon becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, (Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος) was a Greek biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or .Penguin Classics has broken up Plutarch's LIVES into several different books, each focused on a particular historical genre.

The current one places its emphasis on Athens. The book covers 7 Athenians (Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades), 1 mythological figure (Theseus) and 1 Spartan (Lysander).