This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: The two-volume edition provides the first comprehensive scholarly commentary on seven central orations from the corpus of Cicero's philippics. These orations against Mark Antony are an important testimony to the critical final phase of the Roman Republic. The notes on each speech explain linguistic, literacy and historical issues (Vol. 2). They are based on a revised Latin text with facing English translation as well as a detailed introduction dealing with problems relevant to the whole corpus (vol. 1). Buchnummer des Verkäufers
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The Philippics form the climax of Cicero's rhetorical achievement and political activity. Besides, these fourteen speeches are an important testimony to the critical final phase of the Roman Republic. Yet for a long time they have received little scholarly attention. This two-volume edition now provides a comprehensive scholarly commentary on Philippics 3-9, seven central speeches of the corpus. Full annotations explain the speeches in terms of linguistic, literary and historical issues (vol. 2); they are based on a revised Latin text with a facing translation into English as well as a detailed introduction dealing with problems relevant to the whole corpus; a bibliography and indices complete the edition (vol. 1). Besides a running commentary on each speech, the study shows these orations to be rhetorical constructs in a historical conflict; hence particular emphasis is placed on an analysis of Cicero's rhetorical techniques and political strategies. The format of the commentary is also intended to present scholarly information to a wide and diverse readership.
Über den Autor: Gesine Manuwald, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg.
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