Plutarch

45–120
Plutarch was born and lived out his life in the little town of Chaeronea, Greece, and became a Roman citizen and celebrity. Polymath, Laconophile, best-selling biographer, and priest of Apollo, he is best known for his Parallel Lives, a work of enduring popularity and influence down the ages.

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LIFE SPAN 45–120

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Plutarch was born and lived out his life in the little town of Chaeronea, Greece, and became a Roman citizen and celebrity. Polymath, Laconophile, best-selling biographer, and priest of Apollo, he is best known for his Parallel Lives, a work of enduring popularity and influence down the ages.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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