The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

The Jugurthine War and The Conspiracy of Catiline

by Sallust
     
 

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
Sales rank:
343,361
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

The Jugurthine War/The Conspiracy of Catiline - Sallust Translated by S. A. Handford

Life and Writings of Sallust

THE JUGURTHINE WARIntroduction
I. Preface
II. Early Life of Jugurtha
III. Jugurtha's Rise to Power (118-116 B.C.)
IV. Jugurtha's Defiance of Rome (116-112 B.C.)
V. The First Campaigns (111-109 B.C.)
VI. Metellus's First Campaign (109 B.C.) - I: Occupation of Vaga; Battle at the River Muthul
VII. Metellus's First Campaign (109 B.C.) - II: Siege of Zama; Rebellion at Vaga
VIII. Metellus's Second Campaign (108 B.C.)
IX. The New Consul (107 B.C.)
X. Marius's First Campaign (107 B.C.)
XI. Marius's Second Campaign (106 B.C.)
XII. The Betrayal of Jugurtha (106-105 B.C.)
THE CONSPIRACY OF CATILINEIntroduction
I. Preface
II. Catiline's First Attempts at Revolution
III. Early Stages of the Conspiracy
IV. Party Strife at Rome
V. The Betrayal of the Conspiracy
VI. The Debate in the Senate and the Punishment of the Conspirators
VI. Defeat and Death of Catiline
Maps
Select Bibliography
Index

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