Author:Sallust; Handford, S.A


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Jugurthine War/Conspiracy of Catiline (Penguin Classics)

By: Sallust; Handford, S.A.

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Publisher: Penguin Books: 1979

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Condition: Good

Wrappers rubbed, wrappers and pages toned, pencil name and date on front endpaper. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. 240 pp. Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-34 BC), or Sallust, was a renowned Roman historian and a decided partisan of Caesar. After his retirement from statesmanship, Sallust devoted his time to the writing of literary and historical works that focused on great persons and events of his age. Although a lesser-known Roman historian, Sallust has become particularly revered for his intention to write scholarly, not merely anecdotal, discussions of events. Nietzsche described his style as com... View more info