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Representations of Tragic Themes in Plutarch's Lives : Demetrius and Antony


  • Antonios Pontoropoulos

Summary, in English

This thesis considers any existing representations of tragic themes in Plutarch's Lives of Demetrius and Antony. There is a modern debate regarding the nature of the tragic, which is initially adressed. The proposed themes are treated from the perspective of Plutarch's literary and moral intentions, namely the presentation of negative examples.


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Document type

Student publication for Master's degree (two years)


  • Languages and Literatures


  • Plutarch tragedy representations


  • Karin Blomqvist (Professor)