Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 November 2010

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780199291557

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Creative Eloquence

The Construction of Reality in Cicero's Speeches

Ingo Gildenhard

  • Provides a fresh assessment of Cicero's oratory, especially of its philosophical dimension
  • Investigates Cicero's conceptual creativity within the wider context of the political culture of the late Roman republic
  • Focuses on Cicero's handling of themes and issues that continue to preoccupy us today, such as conscience, civic ethics, and justice

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