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A certain Cn. Gellius, whose work has been mercifully The later obliterated, eked
out his narrative into at least fifty books. ... 46-7). But the more typical historical
work of the later republic was the monograph on a limited period or subject.
It is in the main due to correspond- the survival of Cicero's letters that our
knowledge of life under the en"' later republic is more vivid and varied than that of
any other period of Roman history. Lastly, though the patronage of Roman
nobles still ...
For the history of the republic the work of Livy was generally accepted as
definitive. ... The writing of memoirs, which the grandees of the later republic
Memoirs. had brought into fashion, still flourished under Augustus and his
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