This book offers an examination of Cicero's speech, the Pro Balbo, which was delivered during a momentous period of Roman history, in defence of a highly influential political advisor of Caesar who was charged under the lex Papia for an illegal grant of citizenship.
About the Author
Kimberly A. Barber received a Ph.D. in Classics in 1997 from the University of Texas, Austin, and an LL.B. in 1998 from the University of Toronto, Ontario. She currently practices law in Ottawa, Ontario.