If you want to start a study of the classical world, this is the right book to begin with. Written by one of the greatest biographers of all time, "Plutarch’s Lives" tells us the brilliant history of the ancient world. In this first volume, you will find a detailed profiles and comparisons of Romulus and Theseus, Fabius and Pericles, along with many other of the greatest figures of ancient Greece, Rome, Macedonia, Sparta, Persia and Egypt. Thanks to Plutarch work and B. J. Harrison excellent narration, you will gain a better understanding of the ancient world and the lives of noble Greeks and Romans.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
Plutarch (c. AD 46 – after AD 119) was a Greek philosopher, essayist, biographer and priest. He is mostly known for his collection of 48 biographies of men, "Parallel Lives", and "Moralia" – a collection of manuscripts. After he became a Roman citizen, he changed his name to Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus. Plutarch spent his last thirty years in Delphi, serving as a priest.