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Published: 27 September 2018

354 Pages | 2 black-and-white figures


ISBN: 9780198153078

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Quintus Cicero: A Brief Handbook on Canvassing for Office (Commentariolum Petitionis)

W. Jeffrey Tatum

Clarendon Ancient History Series

  • Includes a new English translation of the Brief Handbook alongside the Latin text as well as translations of Greek and Latin throughout, making the text accessible to readers unfamiliar with ancient languages
  • Offers the first full-length commentary in English on this important work, covering not just its historical but also its literary aspects
  • Balances detailed historical information and textual analysis with background on Roman elections, canvassing, and the careers of Marcus and Quintus Cicero, enabling the volume to be equally useful to students and specialists