Letters to His Brother Quintus

Letters to His Brother Quintus

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Epistulae ad Quintum Fratrem (Letters to brother Quintus) is a collection of letters from Roman politician and orator Marcus Tullius Cicero to his younger brother Quintus. The letters in this collection, when combined with Cicero's other letters, are considered the most reliable sources of information for the period leading up to the fall of the Roman Republic. His letters to Quintus share a similar quality to those sent to his close friend Titus Pomponius Atticus, written with a freedom and frankness not to be found in his correspondence with others. Traditionally spanning 3 books, and featuring letters from 60 or 59 to 54 BCE, this collection may have been first published by Cicero's freedman and personal secretary Marcus Tullius Tiro sometime after the deaths of both brothers in 43 BCE.


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ISBN-13: 9781976461910
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2017
Pages: 58
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

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