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18%OFFCicero - On Life and Death - 9780199644148 - V9780199644148
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On Life and Death

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Description for On Life and Death Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
'any service I may have rendered my countrymen in my active life I may also extend to them... now that I am at leisure' Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), Rome's greatest orator, had a career of intense activity in politics, the law courts and the administration, mostly in Rome. His fortunes, however, followed those of Rome, and he found himself driven into exile in 58 BC, only to return a year later to a city paralyzed by the domination of Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar. Cicero, though a senior statesman, struggled to maintain his independence and it was during these ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199644148
SKU
V9780199644148
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About Cicero
John Davie is Lecturer in Classics at Trinity Collge, Oxford and former Head of Classics at St Paul's School, London. He has previously translated the complete plays of Euripides for Penguin Classics and has also translated for the Oxford World's Classics Seneca's Dialogues and Essays and Horace's Satires and Epistles Miriam T. Griffin was born in New York and ... Read more

Reviews for On Life and Death
Very accessible... provides much thought-provoking material... will appeal both to those who are already well-versed in philosophy and to those who come new to this discipline.
Marion Gibbs, Classics for All

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