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A Conspirator's Realism: Cassius Settles for the Second Rank

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/9780748619368.003.0035
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Plutarch presents the reconciliation of Brutus and Cassius in his Life of Brutus. Cassius is driven to make peace by one politically decisive consideration: everyone he approaches with the proposal ... More


The ‘Affairs’ of Mr Julius Caesar and Others

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/9780748619368.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The costs of election campaigns for the pontificate and the praetorship exhausted Caesar's finances, and his debts were a continuing concern. He knew very well that the last resort of those beset by ... 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


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


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