adjective see Plutarch

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  • Plutarchan — See Plutarch. * * * …   Universalium

  • plutarchan — plu·tarch·an …   English syllables

  • plutarchan — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plu|tar|chi|an — «ploo TAHR kee uhn», adjective. = Plutarchan. (Cf. ↑Plutarchan) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plutarch — biographical name circa A.D. 46 after 119 Greek biographer & moralist • Plutarchan or Plutarchian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Coriolanus — /kawr ee euh lay neuhs, kor /, n. 1. Gaius (or Gnaeus) Marcius /gay euhs/ or /nee euhs, mahr shee euhs/, fl. late 5th century B.C., legendary Roman military hero. 2. (italics) a tragedy (1608?) by Shakespeare. * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare… …   Universalium

  • humanism — /hyooh meuh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values, and dignity predominate. 2. devotion to or study of the humanities. 3. (sometimes cap.) the studies, principles, or culture… …   Universalium

  • Filelfo, Francesco — (1398 1481)    Italian humanist, noted for his excellent command of Greek language and his valuable collection of rare Greek manuscripts. A native of Tolentino, he studied law and rhetoric at the University of Padua and taught there for a time.… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Hypomnema — (altgriechisch Neutrum: ὐπόμνημα, Plural: ὐπομνήματα, hypomnēmata) ist ein antikes literarisches Genre. Der Begriff setzt sich aus der altgriechischen Präposition Hypo (ὑπό, unter, nieder) und Mneme (Μνήμη, Erinnerung) zusammen und bedeutet… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • plutarchian — adjective see plutarchan …   Useful english dictionary

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