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Plutarch

     
Plutarch
(?46-?120 AD) an ancient Greek historian who wrote about famous Greek and Roman politicians and military leaders in a book known as Plutarch's Lives. Plays by William Shakespeare that are set in ancient times, such as Julius Caesar, are based on Plutarch's writings.

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