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Introducing Cicero : Sexual Violence in the Greek and Roman Worlds - Scottish Classics Group

Introducing Cicero

Sexual Violence in the Greek and Roman Worlds

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Published: 1st April 2013
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This anthology is designed to meet the needs of Latin students today, acknowledging present constraints on their study-time. It adopts the authors' approach of their "Ecce Romani" series. To enable students to read Latin reasonably quickly, generous assistance is given with vocabulary and explanatory notes placed next to the Latin text. The meaning of difficult sentences and phrases is usually explained by literal translation rather than complex grammatical explanation, though reference is frequently made to the authors' modern grammar book "The Latin Language." An 'overview' technique helps students unravel complex sentences. Extracts are drawn from Cicero's speeches, letters and philosophical writings, thus illustrating his mastery of styles. They are also chosen to provide an interesting contemporary view of a highly significant phase of Roman history, and linked by simple historical background notes. 'Points for Discussion' highlight stylistic features, showing how Cicero's thinking on moral and social issues remains relevant to modern times.

List of Maps & Illustrations
Notes for the Student Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero Overview Chapter Background Notes
Cicero's First Important Case Marius and Sulla
A Useful Lesson Cursus Honorum
Training for Oratory Cicero's First Office
Who Should Prosecute Verres? Selecting a Prosecutor
Theft from Segesta Cicero Attacked Verres
Verres the General Sicily and Segesta
The Brilliance of Pompey Pompey and Mithridattes
An Appeal for Support Cicero's Letters
Denunciation of Catiline The Catilinarian Conspiracy
A Letter to his Idol Cicero Triumphs over Catiline
A Letter from Exile Patricians and Plebeians
Eight Months in Exile Cicero and Clodius
Homecoming The First Triumvirate
Arrival in Cilicia Break-up of the Triumvirate
Cicero the General Caesar Defeats Pompey
Civil War Imminent Cicero's Personal Problems
Coolness towards Terentia Cicero the Philosopher
A Case of Fraud Predicting the Future
Is Prediction Useful? Antony and Octavian
The Case against Divination The Philippics
A Crown for the Taking Cicero Backs Octavian
Attack on a New Tyrant The Second Triumvirate
I'm Doing All I Can Epilogue
Death of Cicero
Cicero and Oratory
Geographical Index Select Vocabulary
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ISBN: 9781853996375
ISBN-10: 1853996378
Series: Latin Texts
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.1  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1