An example of internet rumours that are wrong

I was looking up the life of Mestrius Plutarch, the greek historian, and this is what google returned:

  • Greek biographer who wrote Parallel Lives (46?-120 AD)
    wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn  

  • (Lucius?) Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Πλούταρχος; c. 46 AD – 120 AD), better known in English as Plutarch, was a Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist. …
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutarch
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  • A Greek biographer who wrote “parallel” lives of famous Romans and Greeks.
    highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073535672/student_view0/chapter1/glossary.html
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  • Greek biographer; his Parallel Lives was a source for much of English literature, including several of Shakespeare’s plays.
    www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/Emerson-s-Essays-The-Poet-Glossary.id-95,pageNum-43.html
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  • A roman historian.
    www.uprightape.net/UA_Glossary.html  

    Gotta love that last one.

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