It’s an odd but intriguing fact that Cicero, one of the more conservative of Roman politicians, has provided inspiration for some of the most significant revolutions of modern history. How come? To answer this question, we’ll look at Cicero the Republican politician, the American Revolution of 1776, the French Revolution of 1789, the year of European revolutions in 1848 and consider why he us no longer the radical political influence he once was.
This six week course will take place on Thursdays at 19:00-20:00 (UK time) 4th November, 11th November, 18th November, 25th November, 2nd December and 9th December.
Fee: £42. Tutor: Lynn Gordon.