Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.53–86

Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.53–86

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Looting, despoiling temples, attempted rape and judicial murder: these are just some of the themes of this classic piece of writing by one of the world’s greatest orators. This particular passage is from the second book of Cicero’s Speeches against Verres, who was a former Roman magistrate on trial for serious misconduct. Cicero presents the lurid details of Verres’ alleged crimes in exquisite and sophisticated prose. This volume provides a portion of the original… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Open Book Publishers (December 18, 2015)

Collection: Classics Textbooks

Format: EPUB

Page count: 2,015 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English