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Author Brenk, Frederick E.,
Title Essays. Selections
Frederick E. Brenk on Plutarch, religious thinker and biographer : "The religious spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia" and "The Life of Mark Antony" / edited by Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, with the collaboration of Luisa Lesage.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]

Author Brenk, Frederick E.,
Series Brill's Plutarch Studies, 2451-8328 ; volume 1
Brill's Plutarch studies ; v. 1.
Subject Plutarch. Antonius.
Plutarch. Lives.
Plutarch. Moralia.
Alt Name Roig Lanzillotta, Lautaro,
Lesage, Luisa,
Alternate Title Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 344 pages)
Summary "The present book Frederick Brenk: Plutarch, Religious Thinker and Biographer, "The Religious Spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia" and "The Life of Mark Antony" includes the updated and revised version of two seminal articles on Plutarch by F.E. Brenk published thirty years ago in ANRW. Edited by Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, both articles cover the two sides of Plutarch's corpus, the Lives and Moralia."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents ‎Part 1. The Religious Spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia; ‎Introduction; ‎Chapter 1. Life; ‎Chapter 2. The Development of Plutarch's Religious Ideas, and His Religious Works; ‎Chapter 3. Plutarch's Idea of God in the Light of Alexandrian Middle Platonism; ‎Chapter 4. Plutarch's Daimonology; ‎Chapter 5. De Iside et Osiride : Allegorical Interpretation and Syncretism; ‎Chapter 6. Plutarch and the Stoics; ‎Chapter 7. Religion in the Lives: Daimon and Tyche
‎Chapter 8. Omens and Portents‎Chapter 9. Dreams; ‎Chapter 10. Divine Retribution; ‎Chapter 11. Delphi; ‎Chapter 12. The Mythological Lives and Roman Religion; ‎Part 2. The Life of Mark Antony: A Literary and Cultural Study; ‎Chapter 1. The Neronian Background to the Life; ‎1. The Nerogonia of the Antonios; ‎2. Plutarch and the Rex Turned Rana; ‎3. Nero and Antonius Omestes; ‎4. Vice Inherited: The Rotten Tree; ‎Chapter 2. Antonius and Demetrios; ‎1. Biographical Platonism and the Chance of Living Again; ‎2. Parallels in Vice; ‎3. Parallels in Assimilations; ‎4. Treading the Same Ground
‎5. Fighting the Same Battles‎6. From Battle to Banquet and Boudoir; ‎7. Inimitable Livers and Inseparable in Death; ‎Chapter 3. Narrative; ‎1. Time; ‎2. The Unified Plot; ‎3. The Episodic Plot; ‎4. Point of View; ‎Chapter 4. Some Aspects of Style; ‎1. The Flight of Themistokles; ‎2. Escaping the Ships of Libo; ‎3. The Battle of Actium; ‎4. The Pageantry: Antony's Debauchery, His Arrival at Ephesos, Kleopatra's Arrival at Tarsos.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 20, 2020).
ISBN 9789004348776 electronic book
9004348778 electronic book
9789004348769 hardcover alkaline paper
900434876X hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004348776
OCLC # 989811498
Additional Format Print version: Brenk, Frederick E. Frederick Brenk on Plutarch, religious thinker and biographer. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2017 9789004348769 (DLC) 2017016212

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