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The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline
     

The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

by Sallust, S. A. Handford (Translator)
 

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A masterpiece of dramatic narrative.

Sallust (86-c.35 B.C.), who had various public offices in Rome and later a governorship in Africa, supported the political group known as the populares. He was a friend of Caesar and an opponent of Cicero. His history of the war against Jugurtha, King of Numidia, and his account of Catiline's conspiracy in 63 B.C. are

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A masterpiece of dramatic narrative.

Sallust (86-c.35 B.C.), who had various public offices in Rome and later a governorship in Africa, supported the political group known as the populares. He was a friend of Caesar and an opponent of Cicero. His history of the war against Jugurtha, King of Numidia, and his account of Catiline's conspiracy in 63 B.C. are his only complete works to survive; they were written in the years after Caesar's assassination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140441321
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1964
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus), (86-34 BC), was a Roman historian. His principal works are theBellum Catilinae, on the conspiracy of Catiline and his account of the Jugurthine War, Bellum Jugurthinum.

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