... The Conspiracy of Catiline and the War of Jugurtha

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Catiline, -- ca. 108-62 B.C., Jugurthine War, 111-105 B.C., Rome -- History -- Conspiracy of Catiline, 65-62
Statementtranslated into English by Thomas Heywood, anno 1608, with an introduction by Charles Whibley.
SeriesThe Tudor translations. 2d ser. ... I
ContributionsHeywood, Thomas, d. 1641.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 245 p.
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Open LibraryOL22912429M

Sallust is an interesting writer to look at the final days of the Roman Republic, in his writing the senate is discussed as much as Jugurtha and Catiline. Of the two I enjoyed the Jugurthine War more than the Conspiracy of Catiline, it seemed to be more coherent honestly/5. Inside are the accounts of Sallust's few surviving works The Conspiracy of Catiline and The War of Jugurtha.

The two stories are set around the late republican area of Rome where corruption, extravagance, and deceit were rife/5(19). Sallust (86c. 35 bc) is the earliest Roman historian of whom complete works survive, a senator of the Roman Republic and younger contemporary of Cicero, Pompey and Julius Catilines War tells of the conspiracy in 63 bc led by L.

Sergius Catilina, who plotted to assassinate numerous senators and take control of the government, but was thwarted by Cicero/5. Despite a significant disadvantage, Catiline knows he has no choice but to fight. After a brave display by his men, Catiline, on the verge of defeat, rushes to the front and the Romans slaughter him.

In the second part of the book, Sallust details the Jugurthine War.

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Jugurtha is a brave, African soldier adopted as a son by the Numidian King. The titles really say it all. The Jugurthine War is about the war between Rome under Metellus and Marius against Numidia under Jugurtha roughly BCE.

Catiline's War isn't much of a war at all, it's just the case of an upset patrician revolting against the Roman senate during a chaotic period of Roman history (80s BCE)/5(4). LibriVox recording of The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War, by Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust).

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". Nearly contemporary to the events he describes, he is supposed to have been a retired officer of Caesar's army. Sallust was one of the first classical historians to move beyond a dry recitation of fact to paint sharp-edged portraits of the moral and political degeneration of the Roman Republic.

Sallust's abrupt and distinctive style is the perfect vehicle for his moral urgency, bitter condemnation, and satirical cynicism. William W. Batstone's new translation, which includes the fragmentary Histories.

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Get this from a library. The Jugurthine War ; The conspiracy of Catiline. [Sallust; S A Handford] -- The author, who had various public offices in Rome and later a governorship in Africa, supported the political group known as the "populares".

He was a friend of Caesar and an opponent of Cicero. His. "Jugurthine War" records the war in Numidia c B.C. This war, which introduces the rivals Marius and Sulla to the Roman political scene, recounts the downfall and capture of the Numidian King Jugurtha.

There is an exciting description of an agile Ligurian agent of the Roman side entering a. 'the glory of wealth and physical beauty is fluid and fragile; but virtue is held brilliant and eternal'The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times.

He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of civil strife. Catiline's Conspiracy is an account of the rebellion against the state led by. XII.

The Betrayal of Jugurtha ( B.C.) THE CONSPIRACY OF CATILINE Introduction I. Preface II. Catiline's First Attempts at Revolution III. Early Stages of the Conspiracy IV. Party Strife at Rome V. The Betrayal of the Conspiracy VI.

The Debate in the Senate and the Punishment of the Conspirators VI. Defeat and Death of Catiline Maps. The Conspiracy of Catiline itself reveals the shortcomings of the Roman government at that time, but the issue is echoed in Caesar’s speech as well: Certainly the masculine virtue and wisdom of our ancestors–who created this empire with few resources–was superior to ours, seeing that we can hardly preserve what we inherited.

Sallust's two extant monographs take as their theme the moral and political decline of Rome, one on the conspiracy of Catiline and the other on the war with Jugurtha. Although Sallust is decidedly unsubtle and partisan in analyzing people and events, his works are important and significantly influenced later historians, notably Tacitus.

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Get this from a library. Catiline's conspiracy ; The Jugurthine War ; Histories. [Sallust; William Wendell Batstone] -- The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times. He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of.

Sallust's two extant monographs take as their theme the moral and political decline of Rome, one on the conspiracy of Catiline and the other on the war with Jugurtha.

Although Sallust is decidedly unsubtle and partisan in analyzing people and events, his works are important and significantly influenced later historians, notably Tacitus.

Full text of "The Catiline and Jugurtha of Sallust. Translated into English by Alfred W. Pollard" See other formats.

Buy Sallust: The Conspiracy Of Catiline And The War Of Jugurtha 1 by Curtius, Quintus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). The Jugurthine War tells the story of the crafty Numidian, Jugurtha, his brutal lunge for power beginning in B.C.

and his capture and execution in B.C.

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It is a tale of pitched battles and savage guerilla warfare, failed peace conferences and corrupt officials, treachery and heroism. The Conspiracy of Catiline tells the dramatic story of renegade senator Lucius Catiline’s attempt to seize power in Rome during the waning days of the republic.

The War of Jugurtha recounts the rise and ultimate destruction of the headstrong Numidian king Jugurtha, who waged an insurgent war against Rome from to B.C. The Roman historian Sallust's accounts of Catiline's conspiracy, the Jugurthine War, and his fragmentary Histories together chart the decline of the late republic, and his influence extended throughout antiquity.

William W. Batstone's new translation captures the energy and severity of Sallust's Latin style in an accessible English idiom.

By: Gaius Sallustius Crispus (Sallust) ( BC) The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as “Sallust”. Nearly contemporary to the events he describes, he is supposed to have been a retired officer of Caesar’s army.

“Catiline” contains the history of the memorable year The Catiline Conspiracy and The Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as “Sallust”.

Nearly contemporary to the events he describes, he is supposed to have been a retired officer of Caesar’s army. “Catiline” contains the history of the memorable year /5(K). Author of Catilina, Sallust, Bellum Catilinae, Bellum Jugurthinum, Sallust, Florus, and Velleius Paterculus, De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino, Jugurtha, Conspiracy of.

Sallust's two extant monographs take as their theme the moral and political decline of Rome, one on the conspiracy of Catiline and the other on the war with Jugurtha. Although Sallust is decidedly unsubtle and partisan in analyzing people and events, his works are important and significantly influenced later historians, notably : Harvard.

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).

The book can be found here: My new book, an annotated special edition. “The Conspiracy of Catiline” tells the dramatic story of renegade senator Lucius Catiline’s attempt to seize power in Rome during the waning days of the republic.

“The War of Jugurtha” recounts the rise and ultimate destruction of the headstrong Numidian king Jugurtha, who waged an insurgent war against Rome from to B.C/5(10). The U.S. military could well have studied the lessons of this book. Aside from that, Sallust's story of Jugurtha is a rollicking good yarn with intrigue, corruption, hairbreadth escapes, betrayal, remarkable battles, and central characters (Jugurtha and the Romans opposing him) who, each in their own way, are all remarkable men/5(5).

Click above for purchase information. I am pleased to announce that my latest book, an original and extensively annotated translation of Sallust’s Conspiracy of Catiline and War of Jugurtha, is now available for purchase. It uses a fresh, modern English idiom that preserves the flavor of the historian’s famous epigrammatic style.Sallust's History of the War Against Jugurtha, and of the Conspiracy of Catiline: With a Dictionary and Notes Sallust[ius], Caius Crispus; Andrews, E.A.

(notes) Published by Durrie & Peck, New Haven (). The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust (translated and edited by S.A. Handford) The last years of the Roman Republic were a pretty wild time. Casear was running his army through Gaul, Pompey was battling out in the East and at home, there was discontent and riots.

Two of the most interesting.