Sallust"s Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jugurthine war
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Published by Translation Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Catiline, -- ca. 108-62 B.C,
  • Jugurthine War, 111-105 B.C,
  • Rome -- History -- Conspiracy of Catiline, 65-62 B.C.

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On cover: Sallust"s Catiline and Jugurthine war

Other titlesConspiracy of Catiline, The Jugurthine war, Sallust"s Catiline and Jugurthine war
Statementtranslated into English by John S. Watson ; with a brief introduction by Leonard Mason
SeriesStudents" literal translations
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22771251M

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Sallust is the earliest known Roman historian with surviving works to his name, of which we have 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).Price: $ The Jugurthine War offers a graphic depiction of the war against the king of Numidia, highlighting the power struggles in Rome and the brutal battles in Africa. A wide-ranging introduction sets Sallust and his works in their turbulent historical context, and considers their achievements as both history and by: 2. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sallust, B.C. Sallust's Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jugurthine war. Philadelphia: D. McKay. Other articles where Catiline’s War is discussed: Sallust: monograph, Bellum Catilinae (43–42 bc; Catiline’s War), deals with corruption in Roman politics by tracing the conspiracy of Catiline, a ruthlessly ambitious patrician who had attempted to seize power in 63 bc after the suspicions of his fellow nobles and the growing mistrust of the people prevented him from attaining.

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Sallust's Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jugurthine war. Philadelphia: D. McKay, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Sallust; J S Watson.   Buy The Jugurthine War/The Conspiracy of Catiline (Penguin Classics) New Impression by Sallust (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(9).   Nevertheless, it is clear from these pieces, as well as from the text of 'The Conspiracy of Catiline', that for Sallust it was not the outbreak of civil war in 49 but the ascension and domination of Pompey, following the death of Sulla in 78 that saw the end of political liberty in Rome, and he wrote his history of the years to Author: Sabidius. Sallust's principal works are two historical monographs: Bellum Catilinae, on the Catilinarian conspiracy, and an account of the Jugurthine War, Bellum Jugurthinum. Sallust's Historiae is extant.