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21%OFFMarcus Tullius Cicero - Ten Speeches - 9780872209909 - V9780872209909
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Ten Speeches

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Description for Ten Speeches Includes ten speeches that illustrate Cicero's entire career and exemplify the major contexts for his oratory: before the senate, the people, and the courts. This title illuminates the major political crises of Cicero's time and offers portraits of many of the major political figures. Translator(s): Zetzel, James E. G. Num Pages: 376 pages, b/w maps. BIC Classification: DB; DNS; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 150 x 27. Weight in Grams: 600.

The ten speeches in this volume illustrate Cicero's entire career and exemplify all the major contexts for his oratory: before the senate, the people, and the courts. They illuminate the major political crises of Cicero's time and offer portraits of many of the major political figures. Several of these speeches also shed light on the most important cultural and literary debates of the late Republic.

James Zetzel's general Introduction discusses Cicero's public life; the social, political, and cultural contexts of his speeches; and the challenges of translating them into modern English. This edition also includes an introduction to each speech, a ... Read more

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Product Details

Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
Number of Pages
376
Format
Hardback
Place of Publication
Cambridge, MA, United States
ISBN
9780872209909
SKU
V9780872209909
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About Marcus Tullius Cicero
James Zetzel is Anthon Professor of the Latin Language and Literature in the Classics Department at Columbia University.

Reviews for Ten Speeches
This volume is a most welcome and much needed resource for the classroom, and a marked improvement over the Penguin editions of Cicero's selected speeches and selected political speeches, which it should supersede. A very well-chosen selection of speeches, accurately and fluidly translated, and handsomely produced. I especially appreciate the inclusion of clear maps and the section "Roman institutions ... Read more

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