Sallust, The conspiracy of Catiline

a companion to the Penguin translation of S.A. Handford by Patrick McGushin

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press in Bristol

Written in English
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Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Sallust, 86-34 B.C.,
  • Catiline, ca. 108-62 B.C.,
  • Rome -- History -- Conspiracy of Catiline, 65-62 B.C.

Edition Notes

Other titlesConspiracy of Catiline.
Statementwith introduction and commentary by Patrick McGushin.
ContributionsSallust, 86-34 B.C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG259 .M34 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2104023M
ISBN 100862922674
LC Control Number88154315

By: Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust) ( BC) The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as “Sallust”. Nearly contemporary to the events he describes, he is supposed to have been a retired officer of Caesar’s army. “Catiline” contains the history of the memorable year Conspiracy of Catiline and The Jurgurthine War by Sallust Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the 2/5.   My new book, an annotated special edition of the Roman historian Sallust, is now available. Here I read the book's foreword. -Video Upload powered by The Roman historian Sallust's accounts of Catiline's conspiracy, the Jugurthine War, and his fragmentary Histories together chart the decline of the late republic, and his influence extended throughout antiquity. William W. Batstone's new translation captures the energy and severity of Sallust's Latin style in an accessible English idiom.

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF SALLUST. SALLUST was born at Amiternum, a town in the Sabine territory, on the first of October, 1 in the year six hundred and sixty-six 2 from the foundation of Rome, eighty-seven years before Christ, and in the seventh consulship of Marius.

The name of his father was Caius Sallustius; 3 that of his mother is unknown. His family was thought by Crinitus, and some others. Catiline's Conspiracy: Sallust discusses the Roman Senator, Catiline, who in 63BC, led a plot to overthrow the Roman Republic.

Upon Cicero uncovering this, he ordered the conspirators be killed without trial, fearing that others would would rise up/5.

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During the time of Caesar and Cicero, in the final decades of the Roman Republic, a group of debt-ridden aristocrats, led by the patrician Lucius Sergius Catilina (Catiline), conspired against ne had been thwarted in his ambitions for the top political post The conspiracy of Catiline book consul, and charged with abuse of power while serving as governor.

'the glory of wealth and physical beauty is fluid and fragile; but virtue is held brilliant and eternal'The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times. He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of civil strife.

Catiline's Conspiracy is an account of the rebellion against the state led by. SALLUST'S CONSPIRACY OF CATILINE AND THE JUGURTHINE WAR. by Sallustius, Crispus B.C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LibriVox recording of The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War, by Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust).

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Sallust's abrupt and distinctive style is the perfect vehicle for his moral urgency, bitter condemnation, and satirical cynicism.

William W. Batstone's new translation, which includes the fragmentary Histories, captures the severity of his Latin style. Catiline's Conspiracy describes the bloody rebellion led by the depraved and disaffected Brand: Oxford University Press, USA.

In the final chapter Sallust praises Cato and Caesar. These two were opposite in character but each represented those qualities which made Rome successful: firm, gentle, courageous, sensible, toiling and austere.

In a way, as Syme says in his book Sallust, Sallust used these two as a hammer on the Triumvirs of his time. Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus), ( BC), was a Roman principal works are the Bellum Catilinae, on the conspiracy of Catiline and his account of the Jugurthine War, Bellum Jugurthinum.

Woodman is the Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. He has co-authored commentaries on Tacitus’ Annals, and a monograph Latin : Penguin UK. Check out this great listen on A bloody revolt by a North African prince and a plot to seize control of Rome are the subjects of two short masterpieces of ancient history by the illustrious Roman chronicler, Sallust.

The Jugurthine War tells the story of the crafty Numidian, Jugurtha. "The Conspiracy of Catiline" (his first published work) contains the history of the memorable year Sallust adopts the usually accepted view of Catiline, and describes him as the deliberate foe of law, order and morality, and does not give a comprehensive explanation of his views and Edition: Reissue.

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". Nearly contemporary to the events he describes, he is supposed to have been a retired officer of Caesar's army.

"Catiline" contains the history of the memorable year Sallust is the earliest known Roman historian with surviving works to his name, of which Catiline's War (about the conspiracy in 63 BC of L.

Sergius Catilina), The Jugurthine War (about Rome's war against the Numidians from to BC), and the Histories (of which only fragments survive) are still extant. Sallust's book documents two important historical events in the Roman Empire, the Jurgatine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline.

They occur at a time the Romans had acquired great comfort in their lives. Sallust describes this comfort as having a detrimental effect on Roman society with.

Sallust was one of the first classical historians to move beyond a dry recitation of fact to paint sharp-edged portraits of the moral and political degeneration of the Roman Republic. Sallust's abrupt and distinctive style is the perfect vehicle for his moral urgency, bitter condemnation, and satirical cynicism.

William W. Batstone's new translation, which includes the fragmentary Histories. 43 But at Rome, in the mean time, Lentulus, with the other leaders of the conspiracy, having secured what they thought a large force, had arranged, that as soon as Catiline should reach the neighborhood of Faesulae, Lucius Bestia, a tribune of the people, having called an assembly, should complain of the proceedings of Cicero, and lay the odium.

Sallust, like some of his contemporaries, had an engaging and didactic approach to writing history. Instead of just spewing facts about events, Sallust offers insight into what men can learn from this historical events. The Conspiracy of Catiline, for example, begins with a powerful declaration: All men who seek to be better than the animals.

The Conspiracy of Catiline tells the dramatic story of renegade senator Lucius Catiline’s attempt to seize power in Rome during the waning days of the republic.

The War of Jugurtha recounts the rise and ultimate destruction of the headstrong Numidian king Jugurtha, who waged an insurgent war against Rome from to B.C.

The Catiline Conspiracy and. the Jugurthine War. By Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust) ( BC) Translated by Alfred W. Pollard () Description. The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as “Sallust”.Seller Rating: % positive.

Sallust (86–c. 35 bc) is the earliest Roman historian of whom complete works survive, a senator of the Roman Republic and younger contemporary of Cicero, Pompey and Julius Catiline’s War tells of the conspiracy in 63 bc led by L.

Sergius Catilina, who plotted to assassinate numerous senators and take control of the government, but was thwarted by Cicero. Under the sinister influence of Sulla’s ghost, the reckless patrician Catiline organizes a conspiracy to overthrow the Roman Republic.

The conspirators, among them the rash Cethegus and the.Get this from a library! Catiline's conspiracy ; The Jugurthine War ; Histories. [Sallust; William Wendell Batstone] -- The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times.

He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of.The only two intire Pieces which remain of the Works of Sallust, are Catiline ’s Conspiracy, and the Jugurthine War; the latter much earlier in Time, but the former first composed; both written with Spirit, and fine Style; but the Jugurthine War the most regular, the .