Unformatted text preview: lose their main source of income. • Cato o Very conservative man o Very frugal o First in his family to hold public office, “new man”, made his own fortune o Wrote in Latin, first historian to do this, wrote on Roman history. Wrote origins , a history of Rome from the beginning as well as other important cities of the region, starring himself as the genius, no names for anyone else in his writings o Hated all things Greek, maybe he actually believed their culture was corrupting Rome, maybe it was an inferiority complex, maybe he just thought that Greek culture was only okay for Greeks, didn’t work for Romans o...
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- Spring '09
- Ancient Rome, Carthage o Rome