Portrait of Plutarch, Greek historian. The caption reads: “Your wise teaching served as an impressive crown Of Trajan, exalted above all men. If great men heeded you[r words] in their minds and hands [to put them to practice], Virtue would live, instead o
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Other names/monikers: Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus

Born: 46AD

Died: 120AD

Description: Plutarch, later named, upon becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, was a Greek historian, biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia.