Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 August 2014

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780856682537

Bookseller Code (06)

Cicero: Verrines II.I

Translated with Commentary by T. N. Mitchell

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

Cicero's first major triumph was the prosecution of Caius Verres for misgovernment in Sicily. This speech was given in the second part of the trial and shows the development of Cicero's rhetoric. This edition communicates the literary flavour of the original and discusses the historical and political background to the trial, with examination of not.