Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer - Oxford Classical Monographs (Hardback)Henriette van der Blom (author)
Hardback 402 Pages / Published: 29/07/2010
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This book is about the famous Roman orator and statesman Cicero and his rhetorical and political strategy as a newcomer in Roman republican politics. Henriette van der Blom argues that Cicero advertised himself as a follower of chosen models of behaviour from the past - his role models - and in turn presented himself as a role model to others. This new angle provides fresh insights into the political and literary career of one of the best-known Romans, and into the political discourse of the late Roman Republic.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 402
Weight: 752 g
Dimensions: 238 x 161 x 29 mm
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