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Cicero: Philippics I and II

ISBN13: 9780906515082
ISBN: 0906515084
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $24.95
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
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Pages: 212
Average Goodreads rating: 4.21/5 (2 ratings)

This impeccable edition still stands the test of time for students atschool and university who wish to approach Cicero's major speechesagainst Mark Antony after the assassination of Julius Caesar.Denniston's commentary gives assistance with grammatical matters butconcentrates on presenting plainly, yet fully, the evidence bearing onproblems of the historical background and features of Roman life andinstitutions to which the text alludes. There is a clear introductionwhich sets out the speeches' historical context and provides an analysis of their content.