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Cicero on old age, a dialogue

Cicero

Cicero on old age, a dialogue

by Cicero

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Published by printed at the Theatre, anno Dom. in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4028, no. 14.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8],37,[1]p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16870917M

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On Old Age (Latin De Senectute or Cato Maior de Senectute) is a dialogue by Cicero, written about 44 BC, and set a century earlier. The aged Cato the Censor is portrayed in discussion with the younger Scipio Aemilianus and Laelius, expounding his views on dealing with old age, and his belief in the immortality of the soul. Buy Cato Maior de Senectute: A Dialogue on Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

The best of life; a streamlined translation of Cicero's essay On old age, [by] Georgia Wilson Dingus, wi Tully's compendious treatise of old age [electronic resource]: intitled Cato major. In a dialogue betwe Cicero on old age, a dialogue [microform] Old age and friendship / Marcus Tullius Cicero. Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) (sĬs´ərō) or Tully, BC–43 BC, greatest Roman orator, famous also as a politician and a philosopher. Life Cicero studied law and philosophy at Rome, Athens, and Rhodes. His political posts included those of curule aedile (69 BC), praetor (66 BC), and consul (63 BC).


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Cicero De Senectute: (cato Major) A Dialogue On Old Age/5(5). Marcus Tullius Cicero Cicero ( BC – 43 BC) was a Roman politician and lawyer who is considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists.

“ On Old Age ” is an essay written on the subject of aging and death. It has remained popular because of its profound subject matter as well as its clear and beautiful language. Cicero on Old Age, a Dialogue by Marcus Tullius Cicero - Books on Google Play Cicero on Old Age, a Dialogue Marcus Tullius Cicero Jan printed at the Theatre, anno Dom.

Cicero (via the mouth of Cato) proceeds to describe the many positive aspects of old age as he systematically rebuts four major rationales for why old age is a terrible thing: 1) it prevents people from engaging in affairs of state and the management of households 2) it makes the body grow weaker 3) it eliminates the capacity for pleasure, and 4) it heralds the imminent approach of death/5(5).

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Cicero’s reasoning in this treatise is based, in great part, on what old age may be, rather than on what it generally is; and yet I cannot but believe that, were its cautions heeded, its advice followed, and its spirit inbreathed, the number of those who find in the weight of many years no heavy burden would be largely multiplied.

I then wrote about old age, as an old man to an old man.”1 Again, Laelius, who is the chief speaker in the De Amicitia, is introduced as saying, “Old age is not burdensome, as I remember hearing Cato say in a conversation with me and Scipio, the year before he died.” Cicero repeatedly refers to this book in his Letters to Atticus.

Marcus Tulius Cicero, philosopher orator, statesman completed De Senectute (On Old Age), one of many books, in July 44 B.C. Dedicated to Cato the Elder, the book addresses “the common burden of old age.” A beloved author through the ages, Cicero lived from B.C.

until he was murdered in 43 B.C. Cicero’s essay “On Old Age” is a 1st-century B.C. defense against the idea that the elderly are useless and a reflection on the pleasures of a ripe and productive old age, a time of life to be envied, not despised. flag 4 likes Like see review Pedro Alhinho rated /5(32).

This page contains a list of the best books on or by Cicero. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on Cicero. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about Cicero.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. This list. Composed as a dialogue between an elderly Cato, the great Roman statesman, and two of Rome’s promising youth, Scipio Africanus the Younger and his friend Gaius Laelius, On Old Age focuses on how we can be happy once we reach old age.

The dialogue begins with a simple question: why is it that some bear old age well while others do not. Buy Cicero De Senectute (cato Major): A Dialogue On Old Age by Cicero, Marcus Tullius (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Reviews: 2. The writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero constitute one of the most famous bodies of historical and philosophical work in all of classical antiquity. Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist, lived in –43 was a Roman senator and consul (chief-magistrate) who played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into.

On Old Age is a dialogue Cicero wrote between two young men and Cato the Elder on the costs and benefits of growing old. It reveals many of Cicero's reflections on aging. Read more from the Study Guide This section contains words. Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Cicero de senectute (Cato Major) a dialogue on old age.

(Boston, Ginn Brothers, ), also by J. Greenough, William Francis Allen, and Joseph Henry Allen (page images at HathiTrust) Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Cicero de senectute (Cato Major) a dialogue on old age. Cicero. On old age Item Preview remove-circle You can imagine my amusement when I learned that this basic outline came from a 2, year old book.

That isn't the only part of the book applicable to the modern courtroom. The ancient rhetorician was to be skilled in. De Oratore (On the Orator; not to be confused with Orator) is a dialogue written by Cicero in 55 BC.

It is set in 91 BC, when Lucius Licinius Crassus dies, just before the Social War and the civil war between Marius and Sulla, during which Marcus Antonius (orator), the other great orator of this dialogue, this year, the author faces a difficult political situation: after his return.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Treatises on Friendship and Old Age, by Marcus Tullius Cicero This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title.

Genre/Form: Early works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Cicero de senectute. Boston, Ginn Brothers, (OCoLC)Cicero de senectute (Cato Major) a dialogue on old age by Cicero, Marcus Tullius ; Allen, Joseph Henry, ; Allen, William Francis, ; Greenough, J.

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