The Classical Quarterly (New Series)

Research Article

Some Persons in Plutarch's Moralia

G. W. Bowersocka1

a1 Harvard University

Plutarch of Chaeronea was a voluminous writer whose experience of the Graeco-Roman world of his own day was quite as comprehensive as his knowledge of earlier ages. The ancient historian is often daunted by the sheer bulk of Plutarch's work and prefers customarily to concentrate his attention upon the Lives, which, if not history, at least contain much historical matter.