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Catiline. Edited by W.F. Bolton and Jane F. Gardner. by Ben Jonson

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


  • Catiline, -- ca. 108-62 B.C. -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Originally published under title: Catiline his conspiracy. Bibliographical footnotes.

SeriesRegents Renaissance drama series
ContributionsBolton, W. F. 1930-, Gardner, Jane F.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19359952M

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Catiline, Latin in full Lucius Sergius Catilina, (born c. bc —died 62 bc, Pistoria, Etruria), in the late Roman Republic, an aristocrat who turned demagogue and made an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the republic while Cicero was a consul (63).. Catiline served under Pompey’s father in the Social War of 89 and acquired an unsavoury reputation as a zealous participant in Sulla’s.   In the Catiline Conspiracy, I learned some interesting information about the culture of ancient Rome. First, I learned how people were named. Many Romans have three or more names, for example Decius Caecilius Metellus the younger: Decius is his personal "name", Caecilius is the cognomen (genus, or family), and Metellus is the stripps (sub 4/5(47). Complete summary of Ben Jonson's Catiline. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Catiline.   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 of consul, and charged with abuse of power while serving as governor.

"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 intentions/5. Explore our list of Catiline (ca. b.c) Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.   “This book is typical of works in several series for college students and educated lay readers that narrate exciting events from ancient history. L. Sergius Catilina, “Catiline,” failed as a candidate for the consulship against his political rival, the orator M. Tullius : Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sallust, B.C. Catiline. Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, , © (OCoLC)

The Catiline Conspiracy by John Maddox Roberts is an SPQR Roman Republic mystery featuring Decius Caecilius Metellus the Younger, an up-and-coming Roman senator and junior member of the large Metellus clan, an actual family that played key roles throughout the history of Rome/5.   Buy a cheap copy of De coniuratione Catilinae/Bellum book by Sallust. The Conspiracy of Catiline (his first published work) contains the history of the memorable year Sallust adopts the usually accepted view of Catiline, and Free shipping over $/5(5). Robert Harris' book Imperium, based on Cicero's letters, covers the developing career of Cicero with many references to his increasing interactions with Catiline. The sequel, Lustrum (issued in the United States as Conspirata), deals with the five years surrounding the Catiline Conspiracy. Like Epicoene, Catiline was a play that flourished during the Restoration. It had been an unequivocal failure in , when it was first performed by the King's Men, damned as it seems even by ‘the better sort’ among the auditors, to whose more discriminating judgement Jonson usually felt able to appeal.