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Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 26th 2009 by Bristol Classical Press
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The Catilinarians are probably Cicero's most famous speeches, e.g. "o tempora, o mores", and should definitely be high on one's list of Cicero to read. Cicero's invective against Catiline is at times so brilliantly phrased in the Latin. The Cambridge edition is on the whole very good but has a few faults, namely, the binding on the book itself breaks down pretty easily and the editorial notes are usually better at providing historical context than grammatical assistance.
Friki Girl
Un clásico por excelencia de uno de los escritores más benerados de la Antigüedad. Cuatro discursos memorables de un excelente orador como era Cicerón que destapó la famosa "Conjuración de Catilina", era un maestro de las palabras y se nota perfectamente en este pequeño pero intenso libro. Todo aquel que sea amante de la Historia y de Roma podrá disfrutar de este fantástico clásico.

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The more you read, the more you like Catilina.
Maybe Cicero is a bit too talkative...
But to understand the historical situation is really helpful.
Aaron Crofut
The man sure did like to talk. His declamations against Catiline and Antony (the Philippics) are certainly worth reading and I would recommend picking a couple of his court cases and speeches before the Senate and People. Cicero had his flaws, to be sure, but was an ardent supporter of the Roman Republic which he damn near saved, if it could have been saved at all. One wonders what would have happened had the Consuls not died at Mutina. It is hard to imagine the rump of Rome's leadership being a...more
Da leggere insieme alla Congiura di Catilina di Sallustio, per avere le due "versioni" della medesima vicenda storica.
onde já vão as aulas de latim do 11.º ano do Seminário de Angra!
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January 3, 106 BCE – December 7, 43 BCE

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.
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