The Passionate Statesman by Jeferey Beneker

Beneker, Jeferey (2012) The Passionate Statesman: Eros and Politics in Plutarch’s Lives. Oxford.

From the publisher:

An analysis of Plutarch’s method of interpreting history through the lens of moral virtue, and then using those interpretations to create ethical biography

Includes a detailed reading of the Lives of Demetrius and Marc Antony as a single book

Offers an examination of how Xenophon’s Cyropaedia influenced Plutarch’s characterization of Alexander the Great

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