Letters of Cicero

Letters of Cicero

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by Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
 

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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ISBN-13:
9781445577951
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

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DCCVII (A XIV, 8) 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 isth, whilst in my little lodge at Sinuessa. As to Marius, excellent !' Yet I sympathize with the grandson of Lucius Crassus.1 I am glad thatAntony's conduct is so much approved even.byrcrrndJBrutys. For as to your saying maTrumaThas brought a ietfer3 written in a moderate and friendly spirit Paullus4 shewed me one which he had received from his brother, at the end of which he said that he knew there was a plot forming against himself, and that he had ascertained it on undoubted authority. I wasn't pleased with that, and Paullus much less so. I am not sorry for the Queen's5 flight. I should like you to tell me what Clodia has done. See to the business of the Byzantines, as everything else, and send for Pelops to come and see you.8 I will, as you ask, see to the fellows at Baise and all that lot, about whom you wish to know; and when I have seen how things stand, I will write and tell you everything. What the Gauls, the Spaniards, and Sextus Pompeius are doing I am 1 For the impostor, see vol. iii., p. 256. Antony had just put him to death without trial (App. B. C. iii. 3). For the lodge at Sinuessa, see vol. iii., p. 367. 1 Ironical, for this Amatius, calling himself Marius, claimed to be the son of the younger Marius, who appears to have married a daughter of the celebrated orator L. Crassus (ob. B.c. 91). 3 From her husband M. Lepidus (the future triumvir) to her brother Brutus. 4 L. Emilias (Lepidus), who had taken the name of Paullus from adoption, brother of the triumvir. Consul B. c. 50. 5 Cleopatra, who had beenstaying at Rome in Cresar's trans- tiberine horti at the time of the assassinat...

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