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Cicero : the life and times of Rome's greatest politician

Author: Anthony Everitt
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In this biography Anthony Everitt brings to life the world of ancient Rome in its glorious heyday. Cicero squared off against Caesar and was friends with young Brutus. He advised Pompey on his botched transition from military hero to politician. He lambasted Mark Antony and was the master of the smear campaign, as feared for his wit as he was for exposing his opponents' sexual peccadilloes. Brilliant, voluble,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Everitt, Anthony.
Cicero.
New York : Random House, c2001
(DLC) 2001048531
(OCoLC)48014396
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Everitt
ISBN: 1588360806 9781588360809 9781588360342 1588360342
OCLC Number: 773578445
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 359 p.) : ill., maps.
Responsibility: Anthony Everitt.
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In this biography Anthony Everitt brings to life the world of ancient Rome in its glorious heyday. Cicero squared off against Caesar and was friends with young Brutus. He advised Pompey on his botched transition from military hero to politician. He lambasted Mark Antony and was the master of the smear campaign, as feared for his wit as he was for exposing his opponents' sexual peccadilloes. Brilliant, voluble, cranky, a terrible gossip, and a genius of political manipulation, Cicero was Rome's most revered politician, one of the greatest statesmen of all time. Accessible to us through unguarded letters written to his best friend, Atticus, Cicero emerges as a witty and resourceful political manipulator, the most eloquent witness to the last days of Republican Rome.

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