This is Sallust's text, Bellum Catilinae, in Latin with English introduction and notes. Texts. FREE Shipping by Amazon.

After an ill-spent youth, Sallust entered public life and won election as Quaestor in 55 and one of the tribunes of the people in 52, the year in which the followers of Milo killed Clodius in a street brawl. The entire text with commentary is available on-line in pdf format: Bellum Catilinae Grammatical Commentary. To articulate a basic understanding of Sallust's historical and rhetorical aims. To recognize basic rhetorical devices used by Sallust. Sallust then supported the following prosecution of Milo.

Upon hearing of the death of Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura and the other conspirators at Rome, many men deserted his army, reducing the size from about 10,000 to a mere 3,000. 67. 4.4 out of 5 stars 9.

Get it as soon as Wed, May 27. Paperback $32.67 $ 32. The commentary concentrates on the elucidation of historical points and on the analysis of character and motive, and also explains points of grammar as they arise. Sallust's Bellum Catilinae (Society for Classical Studies Texts & Commentaries) by Sallust and J. T. Ramsey | Jan 27, 2007. Sallust's account of the Catiline conspiracy (De coniuratione Catilinae or Bellum Catilinae) and of the Jugurthine War (Bellum Iugurthinum) have come down to us complete, together with fragments of his larger and most important work (Historiae), a history of Rome from 78 to 67 BC, intended as a continuation of Cornelius Sisenna's work. The failure of the conspiracy in Rome was a massive blow to Catiline‘s cause. §1 Throughout Sallust’s Bellum Catilinae, war and peace appear together as a unit, a binary intrinsic to the Roman identity.A close investigation of these terms, their locations in the text, and their relation to the narrative reveals that war and peace are fundamental to the structure of Sallust’s work and his understanding of Roman culture.

2. It is intended primarily for use by sixth-formers (upper high / secondary school) and undergraduates. 3. He also had hostilities with the famous orator Cicero.