LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY
Cover: Letters to Quintus and Brutus. Letter Fragments. Letter to Octavian. Invectives. Handbook of Electioneering, from Harvard University PressCover: Letters to Quintus and Brutus. Letter Fragments. Letter to Octavian. Invectives. Handbook of Electioneering in HARDCOVER

Cicero Volume XXVIII
Loeb Classical Library 462

Letters to Quintus and Brutus. Letter Fragments. Letter to Octavian. Invectives. Handbook of Electioneering

Cicero

Edited and translated by D. R. Shackleton Bailey

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$29.00 • £22.95 • €23.95

ISBN 9780674995994

Publication Date: 05/15/2002

Loeb

496 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

Indexes

Loeb Classical Library > Cicero > Letters

World

Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Now with enhanced navigation »

Cicero’s letters to his brother, Quintus, allow us an intimate glimpse of their world. Vividly informative too is Cicero’s correspondence with Brutus dating from the spring of 43 BCE, which conveys the drama of the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar. These are now made available in a new Loeb Classical Library edition.

Shackleton Bailey also provides in this volume a new text and translation of two invective speeches purportedly delivered in the Senate; these are probably anonymous ancient schoolbook exercises but have long been linked with the works of Sallust and Cicero. The Letter to Octavian, ostensibly by Cicero but probably dating from the third or fourth century CE, is included as well. Here too is the Handbook of Electioneering, a guide said to be written by Quintus to his brother, an interesting treatise on Roman elections.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

A stack of five bestselling titles from Harvard University Press against a hot pink textured background

Ringing in the New Year with HUP’s 2022 Bestsellers

There is no better way for readers to usher in the new year than by looking back to the books that defined the last. For Harvard University Press, our 2022 bestsellers make up a diverse list of books across time and discipline.