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Cicero and the End of the Roman Rep: A Companion : A Companion - Thomas Wiedemann

Cicero and the End of the Roman Rep: A Companion

A Companion

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9781853991936
Number Of Pages: 102

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Histories of the late Republic and biographies of Cicero have
previously tended to treat political and cultural developments as
essentially separate. In Cicero and the End of the Roman Republic,
Thomas Wiedemann takes a fresh approach, looking at Cicero's literary
works in the context of his public life, and of contemporary political
and social issues.

Wiedemann explores Cicero's role in the
creation of a new and effective 'Roman' cultural identity demanded by
the process of Italian unification and the consequent collapse of the
old Republican party system.

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Map of Italy Table of Dates
Map of the Mediterranean
Militarism, Competitive Politics, and Empire
Competitiveness and the Creation of a Graeco-Roman Culture
New Men and Old Families
The Army in Politics
The Sulan Regime
Challenging Hortensius
To the Top of the Ladder
Cicero's Year
Exclusion and Exile
The Dynasts in Control
Cicero the Imperator
Cicero the Writer
Caesar and his Political Successors
Phillippics
Failure and Success
Suggestions for Further Study
Suggestions for Further Reading
Some Technical Terms
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ISBN: 9781853991936
ISBN-10: 1853991937
Series: Classical World
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 102
Published: 1st April 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.44 x 14.02  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1

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