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Lewis Theobald

1688 - 1744


Historical Period:
The 18th Century

Lewis Theobald was a prominent Shakespearean commentator and classical scholar in the early eighteenth century. The popularity of Addison’s Cato prompted him to produce two works: a new English translation of Plato’s <i.Phaedo and the following essay on the life of Cato the Younger.



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