While perhaps best known for his Lives, Plutarch also wrote philosophical dialogues that constitute a major intellectual legacy from the first century A.D. This collection presents two important short works from his writings in moral philosophy. They reveal Plutarch at his best--informative, sympathetic, rich in narrative--and are accompanied by an extensive commentary that situates Plutarch and his views on marriage in their historical context.English Translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays, and Bibliography Plutarch Graduate Center of the City University of New York Sarah B. Pomeroy Distinguished Professor of Classics Hunter College. they are in fact arranged in a  definite sequence: the items do have links between them, the assorted beads are carefully strung on a thread, and ... among its many important discourses ( logoi) there is one that is particularly important: the theme of marriage (the gamelios logos).
|Title||:||Plutarch's Advice to the Bride and Groom and A Consolation to His Wife : English Translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays, and Bibliography|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1999-05-07|