The Greatness and Decline of Rome - Vol. 3

The Greatness and Decline of Rome - Vol. 3

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The Greatness and Decline of Rome - Vol. 3

The Greatness and Decline of Rome - Vol. 3

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CONTENTS

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I. THREE TEMPESTUOUS DAYS 1

II. CÆSAR’S FUNERAL 18

III. GENERAL DISSOLUTION 37

IV CÆSAR’S SON 53

V. THE LAND LAW OF LUCIUS ANTONIUS 69

VI. THE “ LEX DE PERMUTATIONE” 79

VII. THE VETERANS TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER 93

VIII. THE “DE OFFICIIS” 107

IX. THE PHILIPPICS 119

X. “TRIUMVIRI REIPUBLICÆ CONSTITUENDÆ” 151

XI. THE MASSACRE OF THE RICH AND THE BATTLE OF PHILIPPI 179

XII. THE DEATH OF AN ARISTOCRACY 208

XIII. EASTWARDS 239

XIV. POMPEY’S SON 259

XV. THE DISASTER OF SCYLLA 275

XVI. THE GEORGICS 291

APPENDICES

A—THE EVENTS AT ROME ON MARCH 15, 16 AND 17, B.C. 44 309

B.—THE PROVINCES OF BRUTUS, CASSIUS, ANTONY, AND DOLABELLA 324

INDEX 329

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