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Published: 02 May 2002

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780199248476

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Cicero, Rhetoric, and Empire

C. E. W. Steel

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Offers new readings of a number of neglected speeches by Cicero
  • Relates Cicero's thinking to that of his contemporaries, emphasizing especially the importance of Pompey the Great
  • Places Cicero's speeches in the historical contexts of the internal politics of Rome and of the developing patterns of Roman imperialism