Rome's Last Citizen

The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar

Ranked #42 in Stoicism

The first biography of the final man to stand against Caesar—whose principles and defiance became a rallying cry for future revolutions

He was Rome’s bravest statesman, an aristocratic soldier who slept on the ground with his troops, a Stoic philosopher and staunch defender of the sacred Roman tradition, who inspired early Christianity: This is the story of Marcus Porcius Cato.

Cato’s life is a gripping tale rich with resonances for our own turbulent politics. Cato grappled with homegrown terrorists, a public and private debt crisis, a yawning gap between rich and...

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