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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Plutarch ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}; Greek: Πλούταρχος{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Ploútarkhos, Koine Greek: [plǔːtarkʰos]; later named, upon becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος{{#invoke:Category handler|main}});Unknown extension tag "ref" c. AD 46 – AD 120)<ref>Lamberton, Robert. Plutarch. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Page needed |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[page needed] }}</ref> was a Greek historian, biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia.<ref> </ref> He is considered<ref>Dillon, John M. Middle Platonists: 80 BC to AD 220. Cornell University Press, 1996. p.184 ff.</ref> today to be a Middle Platonist. Plutarch's surviving works seem to have all been originally written in Koine Greek.<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }} </ref>

Plutarch sections
Intro  Early life  Work as magistrate and ambassador  Lives of the Roman emperors  Parallel Lives  Moralia   Other works   Lost works  Philosophy  Influence  Translations of Lives and Moralia  See also  Notes  References  Sources  External links  

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