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Cicero and Rome
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: David Taylor
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

Taylor takes Cicero as the focal point for examination of the last years of the Roman Republic, tracing the often dramatic and violent events from the harsh dictatorship of Sulla to Cicero's death in the massacres of Mark Antony and the 2nd Triumvirate. Evidence is taken largely from the speeches
Cicero and Roman Religion
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Claudia Beltrao da Rosa, Federico Santangelo
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

This book gathers eight papers devoted to specific aspects of Cicero's engagement with Roman religion, and seeks to make a wider contribution to the understanding of Cicero's work as historical evidence. By engaging with religion as a fundamental factor of social cohesion and political stability, both in his theoretical works
Cicero and the Rise of Deification at Rome
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Spencer Cole
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book tells a part of the back-story to major religious transformations emerging from the tumult of the late Republic. It considers the dynamic interplay of Cicero's approximations of mortals and immortals with a range of artifacts and activities that were collectively closing the divide between humans and gods. A
Cicero
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kathryn Tempest
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-24 - Publisher: A&C Black

As the greatest Roman orator, Cicero delivered over one hundred speeches in the law courts, in the senate and before the people of Rome. He was also a philosopher, a patriot and a private man. While his published speeches preserve scandalous accounts of the murder, corruption and violence that plagued
Cicero
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Anthony Everitt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

A lively portrait of the quintessential Roman politician describes the life and times of the ancient statesman, based on the witty and candid letters that Cicero wrote to his friend Atticus in which he described the events and personalities that shaped the final days of Republican Rome. Reprint. 50,000 first