Alfred J. Church was a 19th century historian best known for his comprehensive histories on different periods of the Roman Empire, including this one. „Life in the Days of Cicero” is a fascinating look at the life of one of the most influential men in the ancient world: Marcus Tullius Cicero. It portraits of various characters provide a description of life and manners in first century B.C. Rome. Philosopher, politician, lawyer, Cicero made his name with his famous orations and written prose. A good overview of Roman Life and the intrigue, murder, and plunder associated with political life. A world where accountability was relative. A good over view of Cicero’s life and his accomplishments, recommended highly.