A Companion to Julius Caesar

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Miriam Griffin
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 29, 2009 - History - 536 pages
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A Companion to Julius Caesar comprises 30 essays from leading scholars examining the life and after life of this great polarizing figure.
  • Explores Caesar from a variety of perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first class orator, sophisticated man of letters, and more
  • Utilizes Caesar’s own extant writings
  • Examines the viewpoints of Caesar’s contemporaries and explores Caesar’s portrayals by artists and writers through the ages
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Part I Biography Narrative
9
Part II Biography Themes
83
Part III Caesars Extant Writings
157
Part IV Caesars Reputation at Rome
207
Part V Caesars Place in History
315
Bibliography
456
Index
492
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About the author (2009)

Miriam Griffin is Emeritus Fellow of Classics at Oxford University. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Roman history and philosophy, including Nero (1987), Seneca: A Philosopher in Politics (1992), and Philosophia togata I & II (with Jonathan Barnes, 1991 & 1997). She was until recently editor of the Classical Quarterly.

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