Selected lives from Cornelius Nepos
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Published by Morang in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


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Statementedited for the use of the schools with notes and vocabulary by Arthur W. Roberts.
ContributionsRoberts, Arthur Wellington, 1859-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA"6515"A2"1901
The Physical Object
Pagination102, 57 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20427189M

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CORNELIUS NEPOS. LIVES OF EMINENT COMMANDERS. PREFACE. I do not doubt that there will be many, 1 Atticus, who will think this kind of writing 2 trifling in its nature, and not sufficiently adapted to the characters of eminent men, when they shall find it related who taught Epaminondas music, or see it numbered among his accomplishments, that he danced gracefully, and played.   Buy a cheap copy of Cornelius Nepos: Three Lives -- book. As an author, Nepos wrote smooth-flowing, easy-to-understand prose, and this book offers students a chance to enjoy the beauty of the language. The book includes an Free shipping over $ Biography. Nepos's Cisalpine birth is attested by Ausonius, and Pliny the Elder calls him Padi accola ("a dweller on the River Po", Naturalis historia III). He was a friend of Catullus, who dedicates his poems to him (I.3), Cicero and Titus Pomponius Atticus. Eusebius places him in the fourth year of the reign of Augustus, which is supposed to be when he began to attract critical acclaim. Trebia. Trasimene. Cannae. With three stunning victories, Hannibal humbled Rome and nearly shattered its empire. Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campaign against Rome during the Second Punic War ( BC) make him one of history's most celebrated military leaders. This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. BC) sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began Author: Bret Mulligan.