How To Be Old: The Thinking Persons Guide to Retirement Richard Gerberding

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Published: July 31st 2014

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How To Be Old: The Thinking Persons Guide to Retirement  by  Richard Gerberding

How To Be Old: The Thinking Persons Guide to Retirement by Richard Gerberding
July 31st 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: | 3.80 Mb

Ciceros classic On Old Age is now adapted, explained, and updated to todays world. “Getting old is not for sissies”: the mortal words of Bette Davis. And somewhat the theme of Ciceros On Old Age. Except that Cicero did not believe in denyingMoreCiceros classic On Old Age is now adapted, explained, and updated to todays world. “Getting old is not for sissies”: the mortal words of Bette Davis.

And somewhat the theme of Ciceros On Old Age. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed has been passed on for generations and still speaks to a modern world.Now De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero can be read with a real understanding of it, explained and presented to the current reader. Adapted by Richard Gerberding, a retired professor of history and director of Classical Studies at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, Ciceros essay makes sense and is lively and witty. More than sixty clever illustrations by Lance Rossi add to the enjoyment.Part of the Journeys & Memories Series from Quid Pro Books.



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