PLUTARCH: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans (Complete and Unabridged)
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Clough edited the translations of Dryden and his team, and occasionally the English is old-fashioned--"discover," for example, often means "reveal" rather than "find out." This edition has no notes, and depending on your knowledge of Greek and Roman history, you may have to make frequent reference to Wikipedia. Pronouns often lack clear antecedents, and it is sometimes necessary to re-read passages in order to straighten out the identities of the many otherwise unidentified "he's" and "him's."
It is convenient to have a "complete" translation in one volume, and the binding (I have the paperback edition) is sturdy enough to survive a reading, although at over a thousand pages, the book does become heavy to hold after a while. The worst defects of this particular edition are its typesetting and proofreading. I suspect a text was scanned using an optical character reader to generate the files used to typeset this. Typos abound, and the italics appear to have disappeared during typesetting. The layout of the text appears to result from using the standard default setting of Microsoft Word. There is extra space at the end of each paragraph, and a paragraph indent on the line following each "carriage return." This results in many paragraph breaks and paragraph indents in the middle of sentences. In most cases, I was able to figure out the intended word and the proper formatting, but the number of such cases makes reading this version more of a challenge than any reading should be.
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It also provides an insight into how analytical historians were way back (probably more so than some are now).
And finally it is a fascinating read, written in such a conversational style that it is easy to get on with