Letters to Atticus
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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Atticus, Titus Pomponius

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by E. O. Winstedt.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library : [Latin authors]; nos. 7, 8, 97
ContributionsWinstedt, Eric Otto.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14547924M

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In letters to his friend Atticus, Cicero ( BCE) reveals himself as to no other of his correspondents except, perhaps, his brother, and vividly depicts a momentous period in Roman history, marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Cicero: Letters to Atticus, III, (Loeb Classical Library 97) and Cicero: D. Letters, Letters to Atticus (Loeb Classical Library No. ) Each Loeb volume is produced with high-quality paper and sewn binding. So these books can be in your library for several by: 1.   Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Introduction. way of compensation, I used such an expression when Cicero uses Latin. Manuscripts and Text. The extant manuscripts of the letters to Atticus are late and corrupt, the earliest dating from the end of the fourteenth century. Moreover, some of them break off long before the end, so that the situation gets worse and worse as the series goes on.

to atticus (at rome) SINUESSA, 15 APRIL Yes, you thought when you wrote that I was already in my seaside houses, and I received your letter on the 15th, whilst in my little lodge at Sinuessa. Cicero. Letters to Atticus. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book . M. TVLLI CICERONIS EPISTVLAE AD ATTICVM ad Atticum I: ad Atticum II: ad Atticum III: ad Atticum IV; ad Atticum V: ad Atticum VI. M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus L. C. Purser, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book 14 book 15 book letter.

INTRODUCTION. This second volume of Cicero's Letters to Atticus embraces one of the most important epochs in Roman history, the fall of the Republic in the struggle between Pompey and Caesar. The storm which had long been brewing broke just as Cicero returned from Cilicia over the question of Caesar's resignation of office.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Letters to Atticus, with an English translation by E.O. Winstedt Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : The short biography of Atticus in his Lives of Illustrious Men contains almost everything known about its subject apart from what Cicero’s letters provide. 2 Henceforward all dates are to be understood as b.c. unless otherwise stated. 3 As explained in the introduction to my Cambridge edition of the Letters to Atticus, pp. 69– 2. The letters to Atticus are special among Cicero's works in that they provide a candid view into his personal character — containing confession, frank self-revelation, and a record of his moods from day to day, without alteration. Traditionally spanning 16 books, the collection features letters from 68 Letters: Epistulae ad Atticum, Epistulae ad .