De amicitia (on friendship)

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Statementby M. Tullius Cicero; translated from the Latin by Benjamin E. Smith
ContributionsSmith, Benjamin E. 1857-1913
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The De Amicitia is one of Cicero's most carefully crafted philosophical treatises. It offers an excellent introduction both to the eleoquence of his expository prose style and to the ethical values of Roman society during the first century BC/5(5). de Amicitia book. Read 53 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, /5(53). Laelius de Amicitia (or simply De Amicitia) is a treatise on friendship by the Roman statesman and author Marcus Tullius Cicero, written in 44 BC.

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The work is written as a dialogue between prominent figures of the Middle Roman republic and is set after the death of the younger Scipio Africanus (otherwise known as Scipio.

De Amicitia is not necessarily Cicero's easiest prose, but by no means his most difficult. It seems however, to avoid grammatical monotony, thus I find De amicitia book a good text for acquainting intermediate students with a variety of possible constructions.

The language of De Amicitia is not as highly nuanced as much of Cicero's other work, and in his Cited by: 4. Sed ut tum ad senem senex de senectute, sic hoc libro ad amicum amicissimus scripsi de amicitia.

Tum est Cato locutus, quo erat nemo fere senior temporibus illis, nemo prudentior; nunc Laelius et sapiens (sic enim est habitus) et amicitiae gloria excellens de amicitia loquetur. Tu velim a me animum parumper avertas, Laelium loqui ipsum putes.

LAELIUS DE AMICITIA (LAELIUS ON FRIENDSHIP) BY MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO TRANSLATION BY EVELYN S. SHUCKBURGH EDITED BY RHONDA L. KELLEY FIGURE 1 1BUST OF CICERO, RENAISSANCE 1 Cicero. Marble, Renaissance copy after a Roman original.

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ISBN. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: M. Tulli Ciceronis Laelius sive de amicitia dialogus. London: Macmillan. Cicero: De Senectute De Amicitia De Divinatione. With An English Translation.

William Armistead Falconer. Cambridge. Harvard University Press; Cambridge, Mass., London, England. The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text.

Cicero book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. De Amicitia includes an introduction that places the work in historical persp /5.

M. Tulli Ciceronis Laelius de amicitia: ed. for schools and colleges by James S. ReidUniversity press in Latin - New ed. with corrections and additions. De Amicitia, Gargantilla del Lozoya, m.

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1, likes 12 talking about this 3 were here. Campos internacionales de voluntariadoFollowers: 2K. The writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero constitute one of the most famous bodies of historical and philosophical work in all of classical antiquity.

Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist, lived from - 43 was a Roman senator and consul (chief-magistrate) who played a critical role in the transformation of the Born: January 3, BC, Arpinum, Italy. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Laelius de amicitia by Cicero,University Tutorial Press edition, in English De amicitia ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: DE AMICITIA. The De Amicitia, inscribed, like the De Senectute, to Atticus, was probably written early in the year 44 b.

c., during Cicero’s retirement, after the death of Julius Caesar and before the conflict with Antony. The subject had been a favorite one with Greek philosophers, from whom Cicero always borrowed largely, or rather, whose materials he made fairly his own by the skill.

The second text in the present manuscript, De Amicitia - also dedicated to Atticus - was written by Cicero in 44 B.C., shortly after the death of Julius Caesar and before the conflict with Antony. He based his work on early Greek philosophers such as Plato and Theophrastus.

‎Cicero's essay On Friendship (de amicitia) is of interest as much for the light it sheds on Roman society as for its embodiment of ancient philosophical views on the subjects of friendship. The Dream of Scipio was excerpted in late antiquity from Cicero's De Republica.

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In my former book the spokesman was Cato, than whom there was hardly anybody of greater age in those days and none wiser ; while in this treatise Laelius, who was both wise (for so he was esteemed) and dis- OS.

I — II.] DE AMICITIA. 6 tinguished for the celebrity of his friendship, shall speak about friendship. De Amicitia. of the safety of the man whose ears are so closed to truth that he cannot hear what is true from a friend. For there is shrewdness in that well-known saying of Cato, as there was in much that he said: “Some men are better served by their bitter-tongued enemies than by their sweet-smiling friends; because the former often tell the truth, the latter, never.”.

Source: Introduction to Cicero De Amicitia (On Friendship) and Scipio’s Dream, translated with an Introduction and Notes by Andrew P.

Peabody (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., ). INTRODUCTION. DE AMICITIA. The De Amicitia, inscribed, like the De Senectute, to Atticus, was probably written early in the year 44 b.

c., during Cicero’s retirement, after the death of. cicero, de amicitia The dialogue was written in 45 B.C., at the time of Julius Caesar's greatest success. Cato and the senatorial cause were dead, the former at Utica in 46, the latter on the battlefield of Pharsalus in   "De Oratore" from Cicero.

Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist ( BC).Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. "De Amicitia Scipio's Dream" from Cicero.

Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist ( BC).Pages: DE AMICITIA. The De Amicitia, inscribed, like the De Senectute, to Atticus, was probably written early in the year 44 B.C., during Cicero’s retirement, after the death of Julius Caesar and before the conflict with Antony.

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