Associations to the word «Plutarch»


PLUTARCH, proper noun. The classical historian and essayist Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (46-120 CE). Often used as a byword for a biographer, to suggest that the writer is especially skilled or has other attributes associated with Plutarch.
PLUTARCH, noun. Any specific edition of a work by Plutarch, often specifically Plutarch's Lives

Dictionary definition

PLUTARCH, noun. Greek biographer who wrote Parallel Lives (46?-120 AD).

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