This excellent biography does the brave and upright Cicero full justice. It clarifies an immensely significant part of history in which he was a leading actor, and it presents... Read morePublished 22 days ago by eledavf Vivian
This is a great book and essential reading if you want to understand what was happening in the final decades of the Roman Republic. Great men are forged by troubled times. Read morePublished 1 month ago by 50HudsonCommodore
The life and times of Cicero and his comptemporaries a look at the machinations of Roman politics during Cicero's lifetimePublished 1 month ago by Ruben M. Garcia
Good book. A lot of detail about the transition from Republic to dictatorship.
Lots of names to keep track of and confusing because of the way the ancient Romans named their... Read more
As a lay person interested in ancient Rome, I've learned you cannot go wrong with Anthony Everitt. This is an excellent read and provides another view into the years in which Rome... Read morePublished 4 months ago by cowpens06
Anthony Everitt provides an insightful account of Cicero's life and his role in a critical period of Rome's history. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eitic
Great story telling. Great research. And a great man.
As the Republic turned into the Empire, and then the emperor is murdered - an upper middle class guy reaches too... Read more
If you know it or not this guy was a modern sort of fellow in that he was a sleazy politician who was just as sneaky and manipulative as any scumbag politician whore that we have... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edward Santilli