Project Page for 'Cicero: Letters to Atticus, Vol. 1 of 3'

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TitleCicero: Letters to Atticus, Vol. 1 of 3
AuthorE. O. Winstedt, M. A., trans.
LanguageEnglish with Latin
Project IDprojectID48769e9c3cf47
Image SourceThe Internet Archive
Last Edit of Project InfoMonday, September 26, 2011 at 11:11:49 AM   (Current Time: 08:23:40 AM)
Last State ChangeThursday, September 6, 2018 at 12:36:38 PM
Last Forum PostSaturday, July 11, 2015 at 03:46:56 PM
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Cicero is generally held to be one of the most versatile minds of ancient Rome. He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary, distinguishing himself as a linguist, translator, and philosopher. An impressive orator and successful lawyer, Cicero probably thought his political career his most important achievement. Today, he is appreciated primarily for his humanism and philosophical and political writings. His voluminous correspondence, much of it addressed to his friend Atticus, has been especially influential, introducing the art of refined letter writing to European culture. Cornelius Nepos, the 1st-century BC biographer of Atticus, remarked that Cicero's letters to Atticus contained such a wealth of detail "concerning the inclinations of leading men, the faults of the generals, and the revolutions in the government" that their reader had little need for a history of the period.--

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