The Education of Julius Caesar: a Biography, a by Arthur Kahn

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During this meticulously researched and soaking up biography, Arthur Kahn brings Caesar alive and explores the spirit of his age with depth, illuminating the politics, the technological and clinical advancements, army struggles, and the creative and philosophical ferment.

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Cf. Martin (2000). 51 Liv. 14. cf. Bücher (2006), 46–8, and the detailed discussion of the event by Feig Vishnia (1998) and, again, the important general observations by Flaig (2003), 181–3, 186–7. 48 Friends, Romans, Countrymen 25 least) later leader of the senatorial gang that killed Tiberius Gracchus: in his dissuasio of an obviously popular distribution of grain, moved by a tribune to alleviate the effects of an acute shortage and increase of prices, he allegedly assumed an unsurpassed degree of imperious condescension: ‘Be silent, Quirites, I ask you.

Brut. 7; 56. Cic. de Orat. 337; cf. de Orat. 50; Mur. 24, and also Quint. Inst. 11–14. 49 Liv. 20, esp. 6. 50 Sal. Hist. 48 (oratio Macri ad plebem 6–8, 12–15, 25–8, and passim); cf. Sal. Jug. 16–17 (the tribune C. Memmius and his contiones). cf. Martin (2000). 51 Liv. 14. cf. Bücher (2006), 46–8, and the detailed discussion of the event by Feig Vishnia (1998) and, again, the important general observations by Flaig (2003), 181–3, 186–7. 48 Friends, Romans, Countrymen 25 least) later leader of the senatorial gang that killed Tiberius Gracchus: in his dissuasio of an obviously popular distribution of grain, moved by a tribune to alleviate the effects of an acute shortage and increase of prices, he allegedly assumed an unsurpassed degree of imperious condescension: ‘Be silent, Quirites, I ask you.

2, 49, 51, 58, 63–4, 68, 70–1; Agr. 103; Rab. Perd. 2, 5; Red. Pop. 1, 4–5, 6, 16–17, 24; Phil. 17–8; Sal. Hist. 47 (or. Cottae ad populum 4). 36 C. Sempronius Gracchus ORF4 48, 26 and 44 (= Gel. 3); Cic. Man. 2, 6–7, 11–12, 14, 19; Agr. 15–16; Rab. Perd. 10; Catil. 1; Red. Pop. 1, 4, 9; Phil. 19; cf. also de Orat. 337; Sal. Jug. 16–7. 37 ORF4 20, 22 (= Schol. Bob. ad Cic. Mil. 16, 118 St). cf. the detailed discussion by Kierdorf (1980), 21–33, with further references. 38 Morstein-Marx (2004), 16, 32 n.

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