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Cicero as evidence : a historian's companion

Author: A W Lintott
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cicero's writings contain a first-hand view of the age of Caesar and Pompey; however, readers need to learn how to interpret and assess the accuracy of what he says. This book is a guide to reading  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W Lintott
ISBN: 9780199599721 0199599726 9780199216444 0199216444
OCLC Number: 649801137
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: pages cm
Contents: I. READING CICERO ; 1. Reading Events ; 2. The Texts of the Speeches ; 3. Truth and Fiction ; II. READING ORATORY ; 4. Cicero's Forensic Baptism: The Pro Quinctio ; 5. More Problems of Partnership: The Pro Quinto Roscio Comoedo ; 6. Property and Violence: The Pro Tullio and Pro Caecina ; 7. The Citadel of the Allies ; 8. The Defence of Good Men: The Other Side of the Quaestio de Repetundis ; 9. Treason and Other Crimes against the Roman People ; III. HISTORY IN SPEECHES AND LETTERS ; 10. Candidature and Consulship ; 11. The Aftermath of the Consulship ; 12. The Gang of Three and Clodius ; 13. After the Return ; IV. HISTORY AND IDEAS ; 14. The Search for Otium ; 15. The Governor and the Approach of Civil War ; 16. The Mediator and the Partisans ; 17. Living with Dictatorship ; 18. The Ides of March and After ; 19. Answering the Republic's Call ; 20. Epilogue
Responsibility: Andrew Lintott.

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a wonderful resource for the different periods of Cicero's life * Barbara Saylor Rodgers, Bryn Mawr Classical Review * wide-ranging and illuminating ... All Roman historians will want to consult this Read more...

 
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