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Cicero : politics and persuasion in ancient Rome

Author: Kathryn Tempest
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published: London; New York: Continuum, 2011.

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Tempest
ISBN: 9781472530561 147253056X 9781847252463 184725246X
OCLC Number: 855044689
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.
Description: xiv, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: a master of words and a patriot --
The Senate and the people of Rome --
The making of the man (106-82 BC) --
Climbing the ladder of offices (81-70 BC) --
Cicero on the attack (70 BC) --
The new man at Rome (69-67 BC) --
The climb to the consulship (66-64 BC) --
A consulship and a conspiracy (63 BC) --
High hopes and shattered dreams (62-60 BC) --
Enemies, exile and return (59-57 BC) --
Cicero and the triumvirs (57-53 BC) --
Cicero, Clodius and Milo (52 BC) --
Away from Rome: governor of Cilicia (51-50 BC) --
Away from Rome again: civil war (49-47 BC) --
Cicero and Caesar (46-44 BC) --
The tyranny of Antony (44 BC) --
The last fight for liberty (44-43 BC).
Responsibility: Kathryn Tempest.

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'The picture of the cut and thrust of Roman politics is as beguiling as the man, and Tempest does an admirable job in bringing the orator's orator to life.' -- Good Book Guide Author Kathryn Tempest Read more...

 
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