Letters of Cicero Author:L.P. Wilkinson Readers of Latin have always prized Cicero's correspondence as one of the most fascinating and valuable legacies of antiquity; but so far the only available translations have been either of the whole great collection or of weighty selections made for classical students. This selection, in a modern translation with just sufficient incidental mate... more »rial to make things intelligible is intended for the general reader.
The story of one of the most exciting and significant epochs of history--the decline of the constitutional government in Rome and the rise of Absolutism under the dictatorship of Julius Caesar. The story is told in these letters, which also afford a vivid insight into the daily life and thoughts of a great orator, statesman and philosopher.
Index, glossary of technical terms, and maps.« less