The History of Mind and the Philosophy of History in Sallust's Bellum Catilinae

@article{Gunderson2000TheHO,
  title={The History of Mind and the Philosophy of History in Sallust's Bellum Catilinae},
  author={Erik Gunderson},
  journal={Ramus},
  year={2000},
  volume={29},
  pages={85 - 126}
}
With the assassination of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March in 44 BCE, the political fortunes of one of Caesar's lesser political partisans began to wane. Gaius Sallustius Crispus, a minor political figure, formerly involved in scandal and now left without a backer, retired from politics and began to write history. His first project was an account of a failed coup d'état from some decades before. Sallust recorded the efforts of a thwarted candidate for Rome's highest office named Lucius… Expand

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