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Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Πλούταρχος; c. 46 - 127), better known in English as Plutarch, was a Greek historian, writer of biographies and essays.

Plutarch was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia Greece, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. His work consists of the Parallel Lives and the Moralia.

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  • Plutarch page at LacusCurtius (20th century English translation of most of the Lives, On the Fortune or Virtue of Alexander, On the Fortune of the Romans, Roman Questions, and other excerpts of the Moralia)