Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86 – c. 35 BC))


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Bust of Sallust, Roman Statesman 

Bellum Catilinae 

Gaius Sallustius Crispus live from 86 to 35 BC. He writes in the style of Thucydides as adapted to Latin, and was on the side of Julius Caesar in the Civil Wars.

In this famous, terse history he describes the events of Catiline’s rise and fall.

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