Beck, M., ed. (2014) A Companion to Plutarch. Chichester, West Sussex.
From the publisher:
A Companion to Plutarch offers a broad survey of the famous historian and biographer; a coherent, comprehensive, and elegant presentation of Plutarch’s thought and influence
Constitutes the first survey of its kind, a unified and accessible guide that offers a comprehensive discussion of all major aspects of Plutarch’s oeuvre
Provides essential background information on Plutarch’s world, including his own circle of influential friends (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political activity, and his relations with Trajan and other emperors
Offers contextualizing background, the literary and cultural details that shed light on some of the fundamental aspects of Plutarch’s thought
Surveys the ideologically crucial reception of the Greek Classical Period in Plutarch’s writings
Follows the currents of recent serious scholarship, discussing perennial interests, and delving into topics and works not formerly given serious attention