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Rome's last citizen : the life and legacy of Cato, mortal enemy of Caesar

Author: Rob Goodman; Jimmy Soni
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This biography of Marcus Cato the Younger -- Rome's bravest statesman, an aristocratic soldier, a Stoic philosopher, and staunch defender of sacred Roman tradition -- is rich with resonances for current politics and contemporary notions of freedom.
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Named Person: Marcus Porcius Cato; Marcus Porcius Cato
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Goodman; Jimmy Soni
ISBN: 9780312681234 0312681232 9781250013583 1250013585
OCLC Number: 778422243
Description: ix, 366 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: War games --
The pillar --
"Our slaves tower above us" --
The first command --
The swamp --
"Do you not see a storm coming?" --
Men of the people --
Creating the monster --
Go east and take --
Cato the prophet --
Ultimatum --
Pompey's ring --
Alone --
Cato in purgatory --
Cato the revolutionary --
Epilogue: forgotten but not gone.
Other Titles: Life and legacy of Cato, mortal enemy of Caesar
Responsibility: Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni.

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He was Rome's bravest statesman, an aristocratic soldier who slept on the ground with his troops, a Stoic philosopher and staunch defender of sacred Roman tradition who inspired early Christianity.  Read more...

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"Effectively the first-ever modern biography of Cato. The writing is excellent, the stories unforgettable, and the lessons practical."--Tim Ferriss on FourHourWorkWeek.com "[This] wise and lively Read more...

 
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