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Published: 29 January 2009

400 Pages | 2 maps


ISBN: 9780199540136

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Political Speeches

Translated by D.H. Berry

Oxford World's Classics

  • A unique selection of Cicero's most important political speeches which represent the development, variety, and drama of his political career.
  • The translation preserves Cicero's literary, artistic, and emotional force as an orator, while achieving new standards of accuracy.
  • A general introduction outlines Cicero's public career, and separate introductions explain the political significance of each of the speeches.
  • The notes are fuller and more reliable than in any previous translation, and based on original scholarship.
  • The edition includes an up-to-date scholarly bibliography, helpful glossary, and two maps.
  • Companion edition to Cicero's Defence Speeches in Oxford World's Classics.