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- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 21.14
Cicero's speeches "In Defence of Sextus Roscius of Amerina," "In Defence of Aulus Cluentius Habitus," "In Defence of Gaius Rabirius," "Note on the Speeches in Defence of Caelius and Milo," and "In Defence of King Deiotarus" provide insight into Roman life, law, and history. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.50
Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This new selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic, giving... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
Its an essay on old age and death. Its rational and philosophical subject matter is embellished by beautiful language. This book is a luminous substantiation of Ciceros meticulous emblematic style. It is still popular as Ciceros powerful commentary over a very momentous issue of growing age with explanatory notes is astounding. Timeless! more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
Cicero introduces the Roman concept of friendship through a dialogue between Laelius and his two sons-in-law, one of them being Ciceros teacher who later recounted the dialogue to him. Laelius, bereaved by the recent death of his close friend Scipio, describes various aspects of friendship. Cicero has captured the emotions and actualities brilliantly.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 25.99
Italian Protestants? Few people seem to have heard of them, but the author's mother's immigrant Italian family was Protestant while his father's were Catholic immigrants from Sicily. Relative Strangers describes the author's search for the religious roots of his parents' families in northern Italy and Sicily. He traces the history of the Waldensians,... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 95.53
Frequency synthesizers are an essential building block of RF communication products. They can be found in traditional consumer products, in personal communication systems, and in optical communication equipment. Since frequency synthesizers are used in many different applications, different performance aspects may need to be considered in each case.... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.50
Charles Brittain's elegant new translation of Cicero's Academica makes available for the first time a readable and accurate translation into modern English of this complex yet crucial source of our knowledge of the epistemological debates between the sceptical Academics and the Stoics. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 11.99
This selection of Cicero's letters not merely documents in detail Cicero's career but simultaneously provides a month-by-month record of the collapse of the republic and its replacement by a tyranny. It provides a vivid picture of daily life and politics in Rome, the assassination of Caesar, and Cicero's vain resistance to the rise of Mark Antony. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
The most extraordinary and influential treatise ever written on political ethics. Though composed in late 44 B.C., it is relevant and applicable even today. Cicero has outlined all the aspects which aspiring politicians need to know and follow for an honorable career. He believes that justice, intelligence, nobility of character, and decorum are characteristics... more...