Cicero: 'Pro Sexto Roscio' (Cambridge Greek and Latin by Andrew R. Dyck

By Andrew R. Dyck

Sextus Roscius used to be murdered in Rome a few months after the reliable finish of the Sullan proscriptions on 1 June eighty one BC. The case was once attempted early the next yr with a tender Cicero appearing as protection assistance in his first legal case for the accused son. even though a beginner, Cicero was once capable of faucet into the general public anger over the out of control killing and looting of the proscriptions and channel it opposed to the boys at the back of the prosecution, T. Roscius Magnus and T. Roscius Capito. Cicero gained a career-making victory, setting up his popularity as an impressive recommend. This 2010 ebook presents a Latin textual content and observation up to date to take account of advances within the learn of the Latin language in addition to Roman associations, legislation and society. it really is appropriate to be used with upper-level undergraduates and graduate students.

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