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Caesar̓s ‘programme’:In Search of Consensus

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

It is thanks to Cicero's correspondence with Atticus that we know of a letter written by Caesar on the march towards Rome shortly after the capitulation of Corfinium. On 13 March 49 bc Cicero writes ... More


Cicero and the Law

Jill Harries

in Cicero the Advocate

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152804
eISBN:
9780191715143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152804.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As an advocate, Cicero had intellectual preoccupations which he shared with his being a philosopher. In his theorising on advocacy, Cicero drew on his practical experience in the courts. Conversely, ... More


Romans Fighting Romans

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter discusses the role and function of performances and of the writing of praetextae in the periods of political unrest before and after Caesar’s murder. The praetextae about Claudia Quinta ... More


For Rome or for Augustus?: Triumphs beyond the Imperial Family in the Post-Civil-War Period

Carsten Hjort Lange

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The greatest honor and the grandest spectacle Rome could bestow on a military commander was the glory of celebrating a triumph. In the period 29–19 BCE eight people who were not related to Augustus ... More


African Alternatives

Josiah Osgood

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores Africa, the province that Augustus never visited, and how its historical associations, as well as natural resources, empowered Augustus’ contemporaries. In the civil wars of the ... More


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