This book argues that Cicero deserves to be spoken of with more respect and to be studied with greater care. Using Plato??s influence on Cicero??s life and writings as a clue, Altman reveals the ineffable combination of qualities??"courage, originality, intelligence, sparkling wit, subtlety, deep respect for his teacher, and deadly seriousness of purpose??"that enabled Cicero not only to revive Platonism, but also to rival Plato himself.
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|Size: ||9.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lexington Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007473632 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|