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Cicero's never have been in doubt. Yet Cicero's vigilance and energy saved hour
of Italy from the risk of another sanguinary, if transient, period of civil triumph.
confljctj anc< the complimentary title of pater patriae, which Catulus proposed to
The nucleus of a history of Roman literature was contained in the various writings
in which Cicero sketched the growth of oratory at Rome. These treatises, which
combined wide learning with a keen and sympathetic appreciation of Cicero's ...
letter-writing became a minor literary art, which we can still study Cicero's in the
voluminous correspondence of Cicero. It is in the main due to correspond- the
survival of Cicero's letters that our knowledge of life under the later republic is
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