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M. Tvlli Ciceronis Actionis in C. Verrem Secvndae: Liber Primvs

De Praetvra Vrbana

in Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents the text and translation of Cicero's Verrines II, Book 1. This is Cicero's second speech against Caius Verres concerning the urban praetorship. Cicero accuses Verres of being ... More


Commentary

T. N. Mitchell

in Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers commentary on Cicero's Verrines II, Book 1. It begins with the prefatory review of the importance of the case and the villainy of the accused, Caius Verres, joined to reassertions ... More


Introduction

T. N. Mitchell, T. N. Mitchell, and T. N. Mitchell

in Cicero: Verrines II.1

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter provides a historical and political background of the trial of Caius Verres. It begins by tracing the development of the extortion court. The chapter then details the career ... More


Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cicero's first major triumph was the prosecution of Caius Verres for misgovernment in Sicily. This speech was given in the second part of the trial and shows the development of Cicero's rhetoric. ... More


‘When I read my Cato, it is as if Cato speaks’: the birth and evolution of Cicero’s dialogic voice

Sarah Culpepper Stroup

in The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Cicero not only wrote dialogues (among other genres), but was one of the ancient authors most explicitly and consciously interested in the literary issues thrown up by use of the dialogue form. ... More


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