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Ides of March, the (1948) [Novel]
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The Ides of March, first published in 1948, is a brilliant epistolary novel set in Julius Caesar's Rome. Thornton Wilder called it "a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic." Through vividly imagined letters and documents, Wilder brings to life a dramatic period of world history and one of history's most magnetic, elusive personalities.

In this inventive narrative, the Caesar of history becomes Caesar the human being. Wilder also resurrects the controversial figures surrounding Caesar -- Cleopatra, Catullus, Cicero, and others. All Rome comes crowding through these pages -- the Rome of villas and slums, beautiful women and brawling youths, spies and assassins.

Original title: The Ides of March
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Rome

Edition #1: The Ides of March

The Ides of March (1948)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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The Ides of March (2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0060088907
Pages: 281

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The Ides of March (December 1994)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
ISBN: 1568494459
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.8 x 0.9 in

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