Epistulae ad Atticum PDF ✓ Epistulae ad eBook

Epistulae ad Atticum PDF ✓ Epistulae ad eBook

Epistulae ad Atticum ❴PDF / Epub❵ ☀ Epistulae ad Atticum Author Marcus Tullius Cicero – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk In letters to his dear friend Atticus Cicero reveals himself as to no other of his correspondents except perhaps his brother These letters in this four volume series also provide a vivid picture of a In letters to his dear friend Atticus Cicero reveals himself as to no other of his correspondents except perhaps his brother These letters in this four volume series also provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history‒years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the RepublicWhen the correspondence begins in November BCE the year old Cicero is a notable figure in Rome a brilliant lawyer and orator who has achieved primacy at the Roman bar and a political career that would culminate Epistulae ad eBook ó in the Consulship in Over the next twenty four years‒to November a year before he was put to death by the forces of Octavian and Mark Antony‒Cicero wrote freuently to his friend and confidant sharing news and discussing affairs of business and state It is to this corpus of over letters that we owe most of our information about Cicero's literary activity And taken as a whole the letters provide a first hand account of social and political life in Rome.


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  1. John Cairns John Cairns says:

    Amazing is perhaps too strong a rating but it's in the first person present by a great writer who gives his perspective on the beginning of the civil war started by Caesar as it's occurring He's clear his choice is between two despots one of whom he's attached to than the other for personal reasons as well as the only hope for a restoration of the republic as he knows it As bonus at the end there are letters from Pompey himself No it is amazing


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10 thoughts on “Epistulae ad Atticum

  1. John Cairns John Cairns says:

    Amazing is perhaps too strong a rating but it's in the first person present by a great writer who gives his perspective on the beginning of the civil war started by Caesar as it's occurring He's clear his choice is between two despots one of whom he's attached to than the other for personal reasons as well as the only hope for a restoration of the republic as he knows it As bonus at the end there are letters from Pompey himself No it is amazing

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