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The Resource Philippics, Cicero ; edited and translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, (electronic resource)

Philippics, Cicero ; edited and translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, (electronic resource)

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Philippics
Title
Philippics
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Cicero ; edited and translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey
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Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
We know more of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE), lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, than of any other Roman. Besides much else, his work conveys the turmoil of his time, and the part he played in a period that saw the rise and fall of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic.
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius
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maps
Language note
Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages
Literary form
speeches
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1917-2005
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  • Manuwald, Gesine
  • Ramsey, J. T.&q(John T.)
  • Shackleton Bailey, D. R.
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Loeb classical library online
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  • Antonius, Marcus
  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin
Summary expansion
Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106-43 BCE), Roman advocate, orator, politician, poet, and philosopher, about whom we know more than we do of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era that saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In Cicero's political speeches 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, 58 survive (a few incompletely), 29 of which are addressed to the Roman people or Senate, the rest to jurors. 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. This correspondence affords a revelation of the man, all the more striking because most of the letters were not intended for publication. Six works on rhetorical subjects survive intact and another in fragments. Seven major philosophical works are extant in part or in whole, and there are a number of shorter compositions either preserved or known by title or fragments. Of his poetry, some is original, some translated from the Greek--
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general
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Philippics, Cicero ; edited and translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. 1. 1-6 -- v. 2. 7-14
Control code
hup0000289
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • revised by John T. Ramsey and Gesine Manuwald.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780674996342
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computer
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rdamedia.
Other physical details
maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905184017
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Philippics, Cicero ; edited and translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. 1. 1-6 -- v. 2. 7-14
Control code
hup0000289
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • revised by John T. Ramsey and Gesine Manuwald.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780674996342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905184017
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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