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The Jugurthine War ; The conspiracy of Catiline

Author: Sallust; S A Handford
Publisher: Baltimore : Penguin Books, 1963.
Series: Penguin classics, L132.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, who had various public offices in Rome and later a governorship in Africa, supported the political group known as the "populares". He was a friend of Caesar and an opponent of Cicero. His history of the war against Jugurtha, King of Numidia, and his account of Catiline's conspirace in 63 B.C. are his only complete works to survive; they were written in the years after Caesar's assassination. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sallust, 86-34 B.C.
Jugurthine War.
Baltimore : Penguin Books, [1963]
(OCoLC)760721164
Named Person: Sallust; Catiline; Catiline; Sallust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sallust; S A Handford
ISBN: 9780140441321 0140441328
OCLC Number: 8990850
Description: 240 pages : maps ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics, L132.
Other Titles: Conspiracy of Catiline.
Bellum Jugurthinum.
Responsibility: Sallust ; translated, with an introduction by S.A. Handford.

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The author, who had various public offices in Rome and later a governorship in Africa, supported the political group known as the "populares". He was a friend of Caesar and an opponent of Cicero. His history of the war against Jugurtha, King of Numidia, and his account of Catiline's conspirace in 63 B.C. are his only complete works to survive; they were written in the years after Caesar's assassination. This translation fully preserves the dramatic and vivid qualities of the original Latin. [Back cover].

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