“The Life of Caius Martius Coriolanus”

Plutarch and Thomas North. From The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, 1579.

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Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s Lives was Shakespeare’s primary source for his Roman plays. This excerpt introduces the biography of Coriolanus.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title The Life of Caius Martius Coriolanus
Short Title Plutarch's Life of Coriolanus, 1579
Book Title The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes
Place of Publication London
Creator Plutarch and Thomas North
Publication Date 1579
Pages pp. 237–238
Call Number Case Y 642 .P6526
Location Special Collections 4th floor