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. More
Cicero's classic "On Old Age" is now adapted, explained, and updated to today's world. “Getting old is not for sissies”: the mortal words of Bette Davis. And somewhat the theme of Cicero's "On Old Age." Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed has been passed on for generations and still speaks to a modern world.
Now "De Senectute" by Marcus Tullius Cicero can be read with a real understanding of it, explained and presented to the current reader. Adapted by Richard Gerberding, a retired professor of history and director of Classical Studies at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, Cicero's essay makes sense and is lively and witty. More than sixty clever illustrations by Lance Rossi add to the enjoyment.
Part of the Journeys & Memories Series from Quid Pro Books.