James Zetzel's general Introduction discusses Cicero's public life; the social, political, and cultural contexts of his speeches; and the challenges of translating them into modern English. This edition also includes an introduction to each speech, a section on Roman institutions and offices, a chronological table, maps, a bibliography, and a biographical index.
James Zetzel is Anthon Professor of the Latin Language and Literature in the Classics Department at Columbia University.
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Title: Ten Speeches
Author: Cicero; James E.G. Zetzel
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