Correspondence, Volume II

Correspondence, Volume II

Hardcover(5th printing/1st pub.1920)

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Overview

The correspondence of Fronto—a much admired orator and rhetorician who was befriended by the emperor Antoninus Pius and teacher of his adopted sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus—offers an invaluable picture of aristocratic life and literary culture in the 2nd century. His letters reveal Fronto's strong stylistic views and dislike of Stoicism as well as his family joys and sorrows. They portray the successes and trials of a prominent figure in the palace, literary salons, the Senate, and lawcourts, and they give a fascinating record of the relationship between the foremost teacher of his time and his illustrious student Marcus Aurelius, his chief correspondent.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Fronto is in two volumes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674991255
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1920
Series: Loeb Classical Library , #113
Edition description: 5th printing/1st pub.1920
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.38(h) x (d)

About the Author

Charles Reginald Haines (1876–1935) was Master of Dover College.

Table of Contents

The Correspondence

Other Miscellaneous Remains Of Fronto

Miscellaneous Letters Of Marcus Aurelius

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