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Cicero's philosophy of history

Author: Matthew Fox
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative study of Cicero's use of history, revealing that, rather than promoting his own values, Cicero uses historical representation to explore the difficulties of finding any ideological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Fox
ISBN: 9780199211920 0199211922
OCLC Number: 554226172
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [322] - 336.
Description: XII, 344 Seiten
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Struggle, Compensation, and Argument in Cicero's Philosophy ; 3. Reading and Reception ; 4. Literature, History, and Philosophy: The Example of 'De re publica' ; 5. History with Rhetoric, Rhetoric with History: 'De oratore' and 'De legibus' ; 6. History and Memory ; 7. Brutus ; 8. Divination, History, and Superstition ; 9. Ironic History in the Roman Tradition ; 10. Cicero from Enlightenment to Idealism ; 11. Conclusions
Responsibility: Matthew Fox.

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an enjoyable and thought-provoking book. * Jonathan P. Zarecki, Bryn Mawr Classical Review * this is an interesting book which Ciceronians will find stimulating * J. G. F. Powell, Royal Holloway, Read more...

 
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