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Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Letters to His Friends

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  4 reviews

Cicero was a prodigious letter writer, and happily a splendid treasury of his letters has come down to us: collected and in part published not long after his death, over 800 of them were rediscovered by Petrarch and other humanists in the fourteenth century. Among classical texts this correspondence is unparalleled; nowhere else do we get such an intimate look at the life

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Paperback, 480 pages
Published September 28th 1978 by Penguin Classics (first published July 30th 1978)
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محمد سمير مصباح
كتاب تاريخي سياسي من وجهة نظري عشان نقرأه لازم نبقي قارئين عن تاريخ روما قبل الميلاد وعن حياة شيشرون أكتر وتاريخه والاحداث السياسية وقتها .. الكتاب بيتكلم عن الفترة دي سياسياً وإنسانياً من خلال رسايل شيشرون لاصحابه ولرزجته وهو في منفاه وفي غير منفاه .. بس ممكن اسقاط نظام الحكم الديكتاتوري والمطبخ السياسي أيامها علي اللي بيحصل دلوقت في مصر وغيرها .. فعلاً التاريخ بيعيد نفسه !!
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شيشرون العظيم يتحدث بأحاديث العامة ..

ستدرك أثناء قراءتك للكتاب أنك إن أصبحت يوما عظيما ستكسرك الرسائل التي ترسل للأصدقاء .. يرسل شيشرون بـأربع وعشرين رسالة لأهله ابنته وابنه وزوجته وإلى أصدقائه وزملائه .. تتعجب أحيانا من مدح شيشرون لدولابيلا القنصل فتعتقد أنه أحد آلهة الرومان ثم تفاجأ في رسالة أخرى لكايوس كاسيوس يتهمه بالهمجية في محاولة احتلال حكومة كايوس فتضطرب من منطقه .. ثم تفاجأ بأن الأسطورة شيشرون بـ " يئلش " مع بابيريوس بايتروس على بخل بابيريوس وتواضع مائدته

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Arpino 3 Jan 106
Rome, Greece, Asia minor
– political 7 Dec 43 BCE Formia

(letters to Caelius)
Letters to Friends, vol 1
(?68-52 bce?)
Cambridge, MA / London: Harvard Univ Press, 2001
D(avid) R(oy) Shackleton Bailey, trans.


interesting reading experience; friends who are also powerful politicians and players in the state; how do they separate friendship?
Nathan
Retail politics from the master of temporizing. Read selectively, rather than cover to cover. Three stars for the collection; five, for Letter I.ix (to Publius Lentulus) and Letter IV.v (from Servius Sulpicio Rufus).
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January 3, 106 BCE – December 7, 43 BCE

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.
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