Chapter

Living With Dictatorship

Andrew Lintott

in Cicero as Evidence

Published in print February 2008 | ISBN: 9780199216444
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191712180 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216444.003.0017
Living With Dictatorship

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This chapter begins with a discussion of Cicero's return to Italy. It then discusses his composition of his survey of past and present orators, dedicated to Brutus; his attitude towards Caesar's dictatorship, the pro Marcello and pro Ligario, his philosophical retirement, and the climax of the dictatorship.

Keywords: letters; correspondence; Caesar; pro Marcello; pro Ligario

Chapter.  19950 words. 

Subjects: Classical History

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