Books tagged: cicero

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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Fiction » Classics
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.
Betrayal: A Novel of Rome
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Servius Curius has inherited the estate of his late grandfather, Lucius Curius, one of Cicero’s spies. After a visit from a stranger, and the delivery of an old document case, his slave attendant Demetrius, who has his own cryptic past, guides his young master to the revelation of a tragic family secret, interwoven with his reminiscences of witnessing the zenith of Cicero’s consulship.