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Loeb Classical Library

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, N.H. Watts (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674991743
Number Of Pages: 560

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Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106-43 BCE), Roman lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement, tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time. Of about 106 speeches, delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political, before jurors if judicial, 58 survive (a few of them incompletely). In the fourteenth century Petrarch and other Italian humanists discovered manuscripts containing more than 900 letters of which more than 800 were written by Cicero and nearly 100 by others to him. These afford a revelation of the man all the more striking because most were not written for publication. Six rhetorical works survive and another in fragments. Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others; and some lost. There is also poetry, some original, some as translations from the Greek.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Cicero is in twenty-nine volumes.

Prefatory Note
Editorial Note
The Speech On Behalf Of Archias
The Poet
Introduction Text and Translation
Introduction To The Speeches Delivered After His Return From Exile
The Speech Delivered Before The Senate After His Return From Exile
The Speech Delivered Before The People After His Return From Exile
The Speech Concerning His House Delivered Before The College Of Pontiffs
The Speech Concerning The Response Of The Soothsayers
The Speech On Behalf Of Gnaeus Plancius
Introduction Text and Translation
Index
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ISBN: 9780674991743
ISBN-10: 0674991745
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 11
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 158

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