Cicero: Pro Milone (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) (Paperback)

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By Thomas J. Keeline (Editor)
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The Pro Milone numbers among Cicero's most famous speeches. In it he defends his friend T. Annius Milo against the charge of murdering P. Clodius Pulcher, Cicero's own archenemy. Clodius' death, Milo's trial, and their aftermath consumed Roman public life in 52 BC, involving every major political figure of the day. Although Cicero's defense failed, the published speech remains one of his finest, a fascinating document from a turbulent time, full of interest both historical and rhetorical. This edition, aimed at students and scholars alike, provides readers with the help that they need to appreciate the speech as a literary masterpiece and a historical text. Including a comprehensive introduction and a newly constituted Latin text, it provides detailed treatment of Cicero's language, style, and rhetorical techniques, as well as full discussion of the historical background and the larger social and cultural issues relevant to the speech.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781316631447
ISBN-10: 1316631443
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: July 15th, 2021
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics