Plutarch was a prominent literary figure of his time. He wrote a learned monograph on the subject of Isis and Osiris. Plutarch was also a biographer. He wrote Life of Alexander, which has the king visited by a venerable prophet in a dream. In his story he quotes a Homeric reference to the island of Pharos, which was enough to convince Alexander that he had found the right site.
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