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Texts

IM = Africa, T.W. The Immense Majesty: A History of Rome and the Roman Empire. NY: Harlan Davidson, 1991 repr.

HAR = Mellor, R., ed. The Historians of Ancient Rome. NY & London: Routledge, 1998.

LR = Lewis, N. and Reinhold, M, eds. Roman Civilization. 2 vols. 3rd ed. NY: Columbia, 1990 (handouts and on reserve).

CIC = Cicero. Selected Works. NY: Penguin, 1984.

SAT = Petronius. The Satyricon, and Seneca, The Apocolocyntosis (= APO). NY: Penguin, 1987.

SGW = Expository Writing Committee, Department of English. The Skidmore Guide to Writing. NY: Skidmore College, 1999.




Cicero Against Catiline I.13-15
Duke Papyrus Archive
"Finally, let every man's political views be written on his brow for all to see. I swear to you, Senators, that we consuls are going to display such vigour, you yourselves to carry so much weight, the knights to display so great courage, and all patriotic men to act with such a single and unanimous accord, that once Catilina has departed you will see everything brought out clearly into the light of day, and the time of suppression and punishment will be at hand" (Cicero Against Catiline 1.14). 

 
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