Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Sertorius, Eumenes and The Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes Abstract
* Plutarch characterizes Sertorius as a Roman nobleman who rose to the rank of general.
* Plutarch claims Sertorius's military rise came after defending Gaul against Cimbri and Teutones.
* Plutarch reviews the beginning of many civil wars for power by showing Sertorius gave...
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