Complete Works of Cato the Elder

Cato the Elder

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Revered statesman and soldier, Cato the Elder was the first important writer in Latin prose. His work ‘On Agriculture’ is famed for its direct, wise and grimly humorous style, providing a valuable insight of a contemporary farmer’s work, as well as interesting details of Roman domestic life. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents Cato’s complete extant works, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Cato’s life and works
* Features the complete extant work of Cato the Elder, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to ‘On Agriculture’
* Provides two translations: Fairfax Harrison and W. D. Hooper with H. B. Ash
* Includes the translation previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Cato
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features four bonus biographies, including Plutarch’s ‘Life of Cato’ – discover Cato’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
ON AGRICULTURE
FAIRFAX HARRISON TRANSLATION
ASH AND HOOPER TRANSLATION

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
CATO THE ELDER by Plutarch
MARCUS PORCIUS CATO by Cornelius Nepos
CATO MAIOR DE SENECTUTE (On Old Age) by Cicero
MARCUS PORCIUS CATO

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Kindle (US version), Kindle eBook, ePub (US version), ePub eBook

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