By Asconius, R. G. Lewis
Asconius lived a couple of century after Cicero and wrote commentaries on Cicero's speeches to aid his sons comprehend them. 5 of those have survived. they don't seem to be merely fascinating of their personal correct but in addition offer a mine of knowledge in regards to the turbulent background of the Ciceronian age. for that reason they're studied through all those that paintings at the historical past of the ultimate years of the Roman Republic. This quantity brings jointly the unique Latin textual content with a brand new translation and statement, designed for college students, in addition to indices, a thesaurus, and a whole bibliography.