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Cincinnatus and the Citizen-Servant Ideal The Roman Legend's Life, Times and Legacy

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ISBN-10: 1401011268

ISBN-13: 9781401011260

Edition: 1999

Authors: Michael J. Hillyard

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A compilation of the recorded life, times, and influence of a Roman legend, Cincinnatus and the Citizen-Servant Ideal captures the essence of human virtue as it was embodied in the Roman Republic's earliest days. Describing Cincinnatus's recorded life and times, Hillyard traces the legend's major interpretations from its origin amidst early Roman culture through contemporary times. In its impact on some of the world's leading thinkers and leaders, such as Livy, George Washington, Henry Knox, Harry Truman, and others, the Cincinnatus legend is described in the many interesting forms it has taken over two millennia. Carried throughout the narrative is the timeless nature of the Cincinnatus…    
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Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

The Stuff of Legends
Rome Circa 500 B.C.
A View of the World from Rome
Coming of Age in a Class War
Cincinnatus and His Family Tradition
Saving Rome from Itself
Surviving His Times: Early Conceptions of the Legacy
America's Cincinnatus: George Washington
Cincinnatus and Institutions
Cincinnatus in the Modern American Lexicon
Cincinnatus and the Twenty-first Century