Lucan (Author), Matthew Fox (Translator, Introduction), Ethan Adams (Introduction)
an impressive new translation of the iconic epic in regards to the sundering of the Roman Republic.
Lucan lived from 39-65 advert at a time of serious turbulence in Rome. His Civil War portrays of the main colourful and robust figures of the age-Julius Caesar and Pompey the nice, enemies in a vicious fight for energy that severed bloodlines and started the transformation of Roman civilization. With correct locked in strive against with may perhaps, legislation and order broke down and the anarchic violence that resulted left its mark at the Roman humans endlessly, paving the way in which for the imperial monarchy. available and sleek but dependable to the rhetorical brilliance of the unique, it will be the definitive Civil War of our times.
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