The Correspondence of M. Tullius Cicero; Arranged According to Its Chronological Order; With a Revision of the Text, a Commentary, and Introductory Essays on the Life of Cicero and the Style of His Letters Volume 2

The Correspondence of M. Tullius Cicero; Arranged According to Its Chronological Order; With a Revision of the Text, a Commentary, and Introductory Essays on the Life of Cicero and the Style of His Letters Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...et si irata; if an election is imminent, he regrets not and the reading given above is that of having assisted in the canvass, but is glad Bosius. For other suggestions see Adn. enough to have escaped the contentions Crit. Cicero may have written ego ut and wraDglings which had occurred in sitio rem ita afuisse me... fero non moleste, the senate. The elections seem to have 'I, though athirst for the senatorial arena, been very late this year. That for curule yet am glad, ' &c. aediles was not completed until well on ricviibv This word is from oiciiA in the following year: cp. Cic. Plane. eiv, which Hesychius explains rb Tois 49-54, and Holden's Introduction to that Sw(i O-k&v. 'Tangled skein' would go speech, 3. It is uncertain what the near the thought in English, but the altercations in the Senate were about French tracasserie would be a better ren--possibly on granting a supplieatio dering; o-tciWew is 'to trouble, ' 'to to Caesar (Caes. B. G. iv. 39, 5); or worry, ' in the N. T. To find the exact perhaps in consequence of the hindrances meaning of a Greek word used by Cicero offered by Ateius Capito and Aquillius we must look to the post-classical, not the Gallus to the levies which Pompey and classical, usage of the word. Domitius Crassus were trying to raise (Dio Cass. Ahenobarbus and Appius Claudius Pulcher xxxix. 39, 1-2; Plut. Crass. 16). It were elected near the end of the year, the seems uncertain whether cut non oporteret elections having been obstructed at the refers to Pompey or Crassus. The opposi-regular time, tion was mainly against Crassus at this 8i quaeris, omnia mihi sunt suspecta. 2. Crassum quidem nostrum minore dignitate aiunt profectum paludatum quam olim aequalem eius L. Paullum, item iterum consulem....show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236824687
  • 9781236824684