The Golden Age of Roman literature occurred during the last years of a century of civil conflict and the immediate collapse of the Roman Republic. Out of the Republic's last embers and funeral ashes came the military autobiography of Julius Caesar, the great political speeches of Cicero, and Virgil....
Freeman, Christopher S.
"Out Of Ashes,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
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