Came from a wealthy family in Athens, son of Aristobulus, Plutarch made his name in the history of mankind for his exceptional works as a biographer and philosopher. He gained his philosophical knowledge from his teacher Ammonius. Plutarch’s scholarly works were influenced by the evolution of the essay, and historical writing in the European world. He had made several studies and writings, and the two of his most notable works were the “Parallel Lives” and “Moralia”.

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