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Cicero and the Roman Republic By John Murrell

Cicero and the Roman Republic
by John Murrell

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An exciting series that provides students with direct access to the ancient world by offering new translations of extracts from its key texts.
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Cicero and the Roman Republic by John Murrell

An exciting series that provides students with direct access to the ancient world by offering new translations of extracts from its key texts. Cicero was one of the greatest and most human men of antiquity. He was on the closest terms with political giants such as Pompeius and Caesar and far surpassed them in oratorical and legal skills. Since so much of his work survives, he stands as a prism through which we can study the last years of the Roman Republic, above all its transition to the rule of one man. Through a selection from his writings, this book provides a chronological outline of his life and political career, tracing his many successes and ultimate failure.

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Table of Contents


Preface; Introduction; 1. Arpinum and Rome; 2. Sulla and Italy; 3. Entering upon public office; 4. A corrupt governor; 5. The 'new man' progresses in politics; 6. Catilina and Clodius; 7. The 'First Triumvirate'; 8. Exile and restoration; 9. Cicero the realist; 10. Governing Cilicia; 11. Civil War and dictatorship; 12. Antonius and Octavianus; Further reading and references; Greek and Roman authors; Glossary.

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GOR001390530
Cicero and the Roman Republic by John Murrell
John Murrell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2008-01-03
192
0521691168
9780521691161
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