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Commentary On The Dream Of Scipio

Author : Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius
ISBN : 0231096283
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The Dream Of Scipio

Author : Iain Pears
ISBN : 9780307370884
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Three narratives, set in the fifth, fourteenth, and twentieth centuries, all revolving around an ancient text and each with a love story at its centre, are the elements of this brilliantly ingenious novel, a follow-up to the international bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost. Now Ian Pears returns with a greatly anticipated novel, so expertly imagined and perfectly constructed the author himself describes it as “a complexity.” The centuries are the 5th (the final days of the Roman Empire); the 14th (the years of the Plague — the Black Death); and the 20th (World War II). The setting for each is the same — Provence — and each has at its heart a love story. The narratives intertwine seamlessly, and what joins them thematically is an ancient text — “The Dream of Scipio” — a work of neo-Platonism that poses timeless philosophical questions. What is the obligation of the individual in a society under siege? What is the role of learning when civilization itself is threatened, whether by acts of man or nature? Does virtue lie more in engagement or in neutrality? “Power without wisdom is tyranny; wisdom without power is pointless,” warns one of Pears’s characters. The Dream of Scipio is a bona fide novel of ideas, a dazzling feat of storytelling, fiction for our times. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Scipio S Dream

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : UOM:39015064558813
Genre : Conduct of life
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Scipio S Dream

Author : Cicero
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De Amicitia Scipio's Dream By Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero Translated, with an Introduction and Notes by Andrew P. Peabody Laelius de Amicitia (or simply De Amicitia) is a treatise on friendship by the Roman statesman and author Marcus Tullius Cicero, written in 44 BC. Cicero writes about his own experience with friendship. Cicero ponders the meaning of this friendship by using the relationship between Scipio Aemilianus and Laelius to expound his views. The De Amicitia, inscribed, like the De Senectute, to Atticus, was probably written early in the year 44 B.C., during Cicero's retirement, after the death of Julius Caesar and before the conflict with Antony. The subject had been a favorite one with Greek philosophers, from whom Cicero always borrowed largely, or rather, whose materials he made fairly his own by the skill, richness, and beauty of his elaboration, Some passages of this treatise were evidently suggested by Plato; and Aulus Gellius says that Cicero made no little use of a now lost essay of Theophrastus on Friendship. In this work I am especially impressed by Cicero's dramatic power. But for the mediocrity of his poetic genius, he might have won pre-eminent honor from the Muse of Tragedy. He here so thoroughly enters into the feelings of Laelius with reference to Scipio's death, that as we read we forget that it is not Laelius himself who is speaking.

Cicero De Amicitia On Friendship And Scipio S Dream

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : HARVARD:32044009903113
Genre : Friendship
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Scipio S Dream

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : OCLC:83159690
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Scipio S Dream

Author : Martin Tessmer
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"The sword knows not the hand that wields it, it cuts for all the same." Scipio Africanus. Scipio's Dream. ANCIENT SPAIN, 206 BCE. Scipio has defeated the Three Generals of Carthage, and Iberia is his for the taking. To achieve his objective he must defeat the indomitable Iberians and cope with the Latin Party's unrelenting efforts to undermine him. Scipio assaults the unconquered fortress of Illiturgis, copes with mutiny within his own ranks, and battles the overwhelming rebel hordes of Indibilis and Mandonius. Hannibal the Great still rampages through south Italia, preparing to join his brother and overthrow Rome. Scipio hatches a bold plan to defeat Hannibal and achieve his dream of establishing a lasting peace. To achieve it, Scipio must build an unfunded army from volunteers and outcasts while Flaccus and Fabius work to have him imprisoned. Laelius, Marcus Silenus, Pomponia, Amelia, and Prince Masinissa join forces with Scipio to help him achieve his dream. Scipio's Dream is a fact-based tale of intrigue, betrayal, conquest, horrific reprisal, and heroic sacrifice. Follow Rome's greatest general as he confronts overwhelming military and political resistance in his quest to win the Second Punic War. Volume One: Scipio Rising Volume Two: The Three Generals Volume Three: Scipio's Dream Volume Four (April, 2016): Scipio Risen

Cicero De Amicitia

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : PSU:000004526476
Genre : Friendship
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De Amicitia Scipio S Dream

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : 9783734017919
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Reproduction of the original: De Amicitia, Scipio ́s Dream by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Cicero S Dream Of Scipio

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