Civil War (Penguin Classics) by Lucan,Matthew Fox,Ethan Adams

By Lucan,Matthew Fox,Ethan Adams

A awesome new translation of the long-lasting epic concerning 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 commenced the transformation of Roman civilization. With correct locked in strive against with may possibly, legislation and order broke down and the anarchic violence that resulted left its mark at the Roman humans ceaselessly, paving the best way for the imperial monarchy. available and glossy but unswerving to the rhetorical brilliance of the unique, this can be the definitive Civil War of our times.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more suitable by way of introductions and notes through wonderful students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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