By Robert West and Lynn Fotheringham,Robert West,Lynn Fotheringham
The demise of Publius Clodius and the prosecution of Milo for his homicide got here at a severe element within the historical past of the overdue Republic, with Civil battle and the cave in of the Republic merely 3 years away. In his passionate defence of Milo, Cicero pleads for the rule of thumb of legislation as an essential counterweight to the anarchy that the gangs of Clodius, and Milo, had created. the broadcast speech was once considered as a masterpiece of oratory in its personal time, and remains to be held to be one in every of his most interesting compositions and a version for the presentation of the sort of defence.
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