Cicero: Politics and Persuasion in Ancient Rome (Paperback)Dr Kathryn Tempest (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 20 mm
Author Kathryn Tempest took part in a live one-hourspecial on Cicero, on the Irish radio 'Newstalk'http://www.newstalk.ie/2011/programmes/all-programmes/talking-history/cicero-sunday-october-2nd/
By the end of the book, readers will appreciate the complexity not only of Cicero's character, but also of the extraordinary shift from republic to empire. Recommended. -- CHOICE
Tempest's amazingly detailed knowledge of Cicero's speeches and, in particular, his letters shines off every page. There is a refreshing lack of clutter in the text as Tempest lets her meticulous notes do the work and reveal the depth of academic research underlying this work. -- Classical Association News
Tempest offers an up-to-date and highly accessible account of Cicero that is perfectly pitched for student readers at school and university. -- Ingo Gildenhard, University of Cambridge, UK
This book is an excellent study of all aspects of Cicero's life and works. -- Jane Crawford, University of Virginia, USA
A very useful guide to the frequently convoluted and often murderous politics of the late Republic. ... This is a good read for both those familiar with the period or for those seeking an introduction to Roman political life in final era of the Republic. -- A. A. Nofi * StrategyPage *
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