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Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection Robert West

Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection By Robert West

Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection by Robert West

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Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection by Robert West

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's pro Milone sections 24-32, 34-35 and 43-52, and the A-Level (Group 2) prescription of sections 53-64 (to defendere) and 72-80, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level. The death of Publius Clodius and the prosecution of Milo for his murder came at a critical point in the history of the late Republic, with Civil War and the collapse of the Republic only three years away. In his passionate defence of Milo, Cicero pleads for the rule of law as a vital counterweight to the anarchy that the gangs of Clodius, and Milo, had created. The published speech was regarded as a masterpiece of oratory in its own time, and is still held to be one of his finest compositions and a model for the presentation of such a defence.

Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection Reviews

[Fotheringham] has provided an excellent and detailed 'Introduction' which includes a lucid summary of the historical context and political situation in Rome ... [and West] provides a meticulous commentary, which is undoubtedly at just the right level for those progressing from GCSE to AS and/or A level ... This book will be invaluable to teachers and students of AS and A level Latin and provides all that they will need in preparation for the examination. * Classics for All Reviews *

About Robert West

Robert West taught Classics for many years at Bradford Grammar School, UK, and is a former Principal Examiner for OCR. Lynn Fotheringham is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Nottingham, UK. She is author of Persuasive Language in Cicero's Pro Milone (2013) as well as numerous articles on Latin literature.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Latin Text Commentary Vocabulary

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Cicero Pro Milone: A Selection by Robert West
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