Cicero: Pro P. Sulla Oratio by Marcus Tullius CiceroCicero: Pro P. Sulla Oratio by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Cicero: Pro P. Sulla Oratio

byMarcus Tullius CiceroEditorDominic H. Berry

Paperback | May 20, 2004

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This is a full-scale scholarly edition of Cicero's speech in defense of P. Cornelius Sulla, delivered in 62 BC. It contains an introduction, a newly established Latin text, a commentary and appendices. The introduction includes a reassessment of Sulla's guilt and Cicero's undertaking of the case and also considers issues such as the prose rhythm of the speech and its publication. The commentary discusses history, text and syntax as well as rhetoric and style.
Born in Arpinum on January 3, 106 B.C., Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman orator, writer, and politician. In Rome, Cicero studied law, oratory, philosophy, and literature, before embarking on a political career. Banished from Rome in 59 B.C. for the execution of some members of the Catiline group, Cicero devoted himself to literature. ...
Title:Cicero: Pro P. Sulla OratioFormat:PaperbackDimensions:364 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:May 20, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521604214

ISBN - 13:9780521604215


Table of Contents

Previous editions and commentaries; Bibliographical lists and surveys; Bibliography and abbreviations; Introduction: I. The life of P. Cornelius Sulla; II. The trial; III. The speech; IV. The manuscripts; Text; Commentary; Appendices: 1. The relationship of P. Sulla to L. Sulla; 2. Codicum P and K lectiones apparatu critico exclusae; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"Berry's work is excellent. All research libraries and all classical scholars interested in Cicero will want to own it." Christopher P. Craig, Religious Studies Review