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The Sources of Plutarch'S Life of Titus Flamininus

  • R. E. Smith (a1)

A Study of the sources of a Plutarchan Life may be excused on two grounds: first, a knowledge of the sources is important for a critical evaluation of the Life's historical worth; and second, such a study is instructive for the understanding of Plutarch's methods of composition, which, in its turn, helps considerably in the historical evaluation. For this second object the Titus is particularly well suited, since the problem, owing to the survival in large part of his main source, is infinitely simpler than in many of the other Lives, and it is on these grounds that the present study seeks to justify itself.

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The Classical Quarterly
  • ISSN: 0009-8388
  • EISSN: 1471-6844
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