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The Resource The Verrine orations, Cicero ; with an English translation by L.H.G. Greenwood, (electronic resource)

The Verrine orations, Cicero ; with an English translation by L.H.G. Greenwood, (electronic resource)

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The Verrine orations
Title
The Verrine orations
Statement of responsibility
Cicero ; with an English translation by L.H.G. Greenwood
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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
Language note
Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages
Literary form
speeches
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Greenwood, L. H. G.
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Loeb classical library online
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  • Verres, Gaius
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin
Summary expansion
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--
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general
Label
The Verrine orations, Cicero ; with an English translation by L.H.G. Greenwood, (electronic resource)
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Includes index
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. I. Against Caecilius. Against Verres, part 1, part 2, books 1-2 -- v. II. Against Verres, part 2, books 3-5
Control code
hup0000321
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unknown
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Rev.
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1 online resource.
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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
9780674992436
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910938750
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Verrine orations, Cicero ; with an English translation by L.H.G. Greenwood, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
v. I. Against Caecilius. Against Verres, part 1, part 2, books 1-2 -- v. II. Against Verres, part 2, books 3-5
Control code
hup0000321
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev.
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
9780674992436
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910938750
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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