Cicero and Divination: the Formation of a Latin Discourse *

@article{Beard1986CiceroAD,
  title={Cicero and Divination: the Formation of a Latin Discourse *},
  author={M. Beard},
  journal={Journal of Roman Studies},
  year={1986},
  volume={76},
  pages={33-46}
}
  • M. Beard
  • Published 1986
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Roman Studies
This article is intended to be read in association with that of Schofield which follows. They share a common outlook—for we both believe that an understanding of the literary form of De Divinatione is integral to an understanding of its philosophical and historical point. But in detail our approaches are rather different. My own paper is the work of an historian and is concerned principally with the intellectual and cultural context of De Divinatione . My analysis of the text, highlighting its… Expand
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