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Marcus Aurelius in Love

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ISBN-10: 0226713008

ISBN-13: 9780226713007

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marcus Cornelius Fronto, Marcus Aurelius, Amy Richlin, Amy Richlin

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Description:

In 1815 a manuscript containing one of the long-lost treasures of antiquity was discovered—the letters of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, reputed to have been one of the greatest Roman orators. But this find disappointed many nineteenth-century readers, who had hoped for the letters to convey all of the political drama of Cicero’s. That the collection included passionate love letters between Fronto and the future emperor Marcus Aurelius was politely ignored—or concealed. And for almost two hundred years these letters have lain hidden in plain sight. nbsp; Marcus Aurelius in Love rescues these letters from obscurity and returns them to the public eye. The story of Marcus and Fronto began in 138 CE…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Letters
Concordance
Works Cited
Index