Cicero And The End Of The Roman Republic by Thomas WiedemannCicero And The End Of The Roman Republic by Thomas Wiedemann

Cicero And The End Of The Roman Republic

byThomas Wiedemann

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Histories of the late Republic and biographies of Cicero have previously tended to treat political and cultural developments as essentially separate. In Cicero and the End of the Roman Republic, Thomas Wiedemann takes a fresh approach, looking at Cicero's literary works in the context of his public life, and of contemporary political and social issues. Wiedemann explores Cicero's role in the creation of a new and effective 'Roman' cultural identity demanded by the process of Italian unification and the consequent collapse of the old Republican party system.
Thomas Wiedemann was Professor of Latin at the University of Nottingham
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Title:Cicero And The End Of The Roman RepublicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.44 × 5.52 × 0.28 inPublished:January 1, 1998Publisher:Bloomsbury

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ISBN - 10:1853991937

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Map of Italy
Table of Dates
Map of the Mediterranean
1. Militarism, Competitive Politics, and Empire
2. Competitiveness and the Creation of a Graeco-Roman Culture
3. New Men and Old Families
4. The Army in Politics
5. The Sulan Regime
6. Challenging Hortensius
7. To the Top of the Ladder
8. Cicero's Year
9. Exclusion and Exile
10. The Dynasts in Control
11. Cicero the Imperator
12. Cicero the Writer
13. Caesar and his Political Successors
14. Phillippics
15. Failure and Success
Suggestions for Further Study
Suggestions for Further Reading
Some Technical Terms