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Modern bust at Chaeronea intended to represent Plutarch, based on a bust from Delphi once identified as Plutarch, but now no longer
Born c. AD 46
Chaeronea, Boeotia
Died c. AD 120 (aged 73–74)
Delphi, Phocis
Occupation Biographer, essayist, philosopher, priest, ambassador, magistrate
Subjects Biography, various
Literary movement Middle Platonism,
Hellenistic literature

Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Πλούταρχος; c. 46 - 127), better known in English as Plutarch, was a Greek historian, and writer of biographies and essays.

Plutarchus - Moralia. De placitis philosophorum, 1531 - 3020537
Moralia, 1531

Plutarch was born into a well-known family in Chaeronea, Boeotia Greece, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. His works are the Parallel Lives and the Moralia.

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