The liues of the noble Grecians and Romaines, compared together by that graue learned philosopher and historiographer, Plutarke of Chæronea. Translated out of Greeke into French by Iames Amiot abbot of Bellozane, Bishop of Auxerre, one of the Kings priuie Counsell, and great Amner of France. VVith the liues of Hannibal and of Scipio African: translated out of Latine into French by Charles de l'Escluse, and out of French into English, by Sir Thomas North Knight. Hereunto are also added the liues of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, tyrant of Sicilia, of Augustus Cæsar, of Plutarke, and of Seneca: with the liues of nine other excellent chiefetaines of warre: collected out of Æmylius Probus, by S.G. S. and Englished by the aforesaid translator
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By Richard Field for George Bishop,
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The lives of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus are attributed to Donato Acciaiuoli.
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
"The liues of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, and of Octauius Cæsar Augustus" is a reissue of STC 20071 with variant imprint date and an added index. It is a translation by North of a compilation by Simon Goulart of Senlis, partly from the "Vitae excellentium imperatorum" of Cornelius Nepos ("Æmylius Probus").
One of three imprint variants of this edition.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
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