Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce that Sallust: The Conspiracy of Catiline and The War of Jugurtha is now available in a beautiful hardcover edition on Amazon and all other major book retailers. With extensive annotations, maps, photos, indexes, chronological tables, and an acclaimed introduction, this is a book designed to last for generations. Fully outfitted for comprehension and efficient referencing, this book–like all of Quintus Curtius’s translations–is a self-contained unit and requires no previous familiarity with the subject matter. It can be read and enjoyed by anyone, not just specialists.
On Moral Ends is now available in audio book format on Amazon Audible and iTunes. For the first time, this essential classic has been introduced to a new generation of readers in a way that preserves the integrity and majesty of the original Latin work. Engagingly and professionally read read by Saethon Williams, this audio book adds a new dimension of understanding to the printed editions in paperback and hardcover. Length: 10 hrs, 17 min.
Fortress of the Mind Publications is pleased to announce the issuance of On Duties in hardcover. First published in 2016, Quintus Curtius’s innovative translation of On Duties has helped introduce this masterpiece of moral philosophy to a new generation of readers, many of whom have had no previous exposure to classical studies. In so doing, it has itself become a classic, and remains the best selling text at Fortress of the Mind. With topical organization tables, commentary, annotations, and vigorous prose that retains Cicero’s eloquent and disputatious style, this volume is one that merits a lifetime of continued reference and study.
Available at Amazon and all major book retailers (Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, The Book Depository, etc).
The hardcover version of the groundbreaking new translation of Cicero’s On Moral Ends is now available. It can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, The Book Depository, Books-A-Million, and many other retailers as well. Let me know if you have any questions or issues. Some people prefer hardcover for important literary works, so I wanted to accommodate these requests.
My illustrated, annotated translation of Cicero’s De Finibus (On Moral Ends) was released today. Purchase details can be found by clicking on the image above. An audio version will be also soon be available. This article will explain the unique features of this highly original translation, and why it represents a new direction for what may be Cicero’s most profound work.
My essay collection Pathways is now available as an audio book. You can click on the icon above for purchase information. It is available on Amazon and iTunes. The book contains my best short essays published in 2015 (56 essays in all), and is professionally read by Saethon Williams, who also produced the audio books for On Duties, Sallust, Thirty-Seven, and Pantheon. I’ve found audio books to be a convenient way for busy people to enjoy good literary content. You almost feel as if you are participating in a private seminar.
First published in 2015, Pantheon: Adventures in History, Biography, and the Mind is now available as an audio book.