Posts tagged Letters of Cicero
#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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#17 – Quid Cicero de ludis circensibus sensit?

Abhinc aliquos menses recitavi epistulam Ciceronis et nunc mihi tempus maximum esse videtur ut alteram epistulam ab eodem scriptore scriptam recitem qua Cicero amico aperit quid de ludis circensibus sentiat. Iuvat profecto audire quid Romani ipsi senserint de his ludibus quibus homines et bestiae interficiebantur.

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