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By Marshall Fishwick

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ISBN-13: 9780789025913

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Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) used to be a poet, thinker, author, student, barrister, statesman, patriot, and the linguist who helped make Latin right into a common language. His many impacts in rhetoric, politics, literature, and concepts are noticeable all through Western civilization. Cicero, Classicism, and pop culture explores the attention-grabbing guy at the back of the eloquence and his huge influence on language, morality, and recognition of Western tradition. one of many top experts on pop culture, Dr. Marshall Fishwick discusses the multifaceted guy who will be, in addition to Jesus, the valuable determine in all of Western civilization.

The writer recounts his personal own quest of touring the land and old towns of Italy, gleaning insights from humans he met alongside the way in which who've wisdom approximately Cicero’s lifestyles and occasions. notwithstanding, Cicero, Classicism, and pop culture is greater than an easy look for the guy and his accomplishments, a guy whose mere phrases replaced the best way humans imagine. This booklet indicates in each one folks the roots of our personal principles, ideals, and tradition.

Cicero, Classicism, and pop culture discusses:

  • Cicero’s upward thrust to acclaim
  • his have an effect on at the language of renowned culture
  • universal characteristics Cicero shared with Thomas Jefferson
  • rhetoric, the artwork of oratory
  • community
  • pivotal essays on friendship and outdated age
  • imaginative and prescient of his reputation
  • the hunt for peace
  • Marshall McLuhan, Ciceronian
  • Cicero’s Rome
  • Cicero’s ancestral domestic of Arpinum
  • Julius Caesar, politics, and the impacts of Cicero
  • the Roman republic and its downfall
  • the United States because the new Rome
  • much more!

Cicero, Classicism, and pop culture is a startling, pleasing exam of the fellow who made Western tradition what it really is this day. The ebook is insightful analyzing for educators, scholars, or someone attracted to one of many significant forces in well known culture.

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