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Author Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180.

Title Marcus Aurelius in love / Marcus Aurelius & Marcus Cornelius Fronto ; edited, translated, and with an introduction and commentary by Amy Richlin
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xi, 168 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements; Inrtroduction; Letters; Concordance; Works Cited; Index
Summary 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. Marcus Aurelius in Love rescues these letters from
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-162) and index
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Subject Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 -- Correspondence
Fronto, Marcus Cornelius -- Correspondence
SUBJECT Fronto, Marcus Cornelius fast
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180 fast
Mark Aurel (Römisches Reich, Kaiser) swd
Fronto, Marcus Cornelius. swd
Subject Love-letters -- Rome
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Ancient & Classical.
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Personal correspondence
Form Electronic book
Author Fronto, Marcus Cornelius
Richlin, Amy, 1951-
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180. Correspondence
LC no. 2006011165
ISBN 9780226713021