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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853991936
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Classical World Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Wiedemann was Professor of Latin at the University of Nottingham

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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

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