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#37 – Two letters from Cicero | Latin texts 12..#37 – Duae epistulae Ciceronis | Litterae Latinae 12

It is a great turn of luck that so many of Cicero’s letters have come done to us. Many of these treat the contemporary political events—for which letters are an invaluable source of information. Today, however, you’ll listen not to the political considerations of the statesman Cicero, but to the worried words of Cicero the father, writing to his wife regarding their daughter Tullia’s health.

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#6 – What did Cicero feel like going into exile?..#6 – Quo animo Cicero in exsilium profectus est?

Oftentimes when we think of Cicero, we picture that great and powerful orator whose speeches would strike like lightning in the senate. But we must not forget that he was also a husband and a father. It is this Cicero we meet in this recording. You can listen to the Latin audio of Cicero’s letter while following along in the text.

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