Delphi Complete Works of Fronto (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

November 1, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Fronto (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

The leading orator and rhetorician of his age, Frontohas left behind an invaluable correspondence, providing a windowinto the aristocratic life and literary culture of second centuryRome. His letters reveal the author's strong stylistic views anddislike of Stoicism. Charting his family joys and sorrows, theyhighlight the glory and dangers of serving as a prominent figure inthe palace. His correspondence also constructs a detailed accountof the day to day life in the Senate, literary salons and thebustling law courts. However, their principal distinction is thehistoric and personal account of the relationship shared betweenthe master and his illustrious student Marcus Aurelius, his chiefcorrespondent. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provides eReaderswith the wisdom of the Classical world, with both Englishtranslations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBookpresents Fronto's complete extant works, with illustrations,informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.(Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Fronto's lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Fronto, in both Englishtranslation and the original LatinConcise introduction to the author and textIncludes C. R. Haines' translation, previously appearing in theLoeb Classical Library edition of FrontoHaines' scholarly footnotes are included — ideal for classicalstudentsExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the sections you want to read with individualcontents tablesFeatures a bonus biography — discover Fronto's ancient worldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresCONTENTS:The TranslationsCORRESPONDENCEThe Latin TextCONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXTThe BiographyINTRODUCTION TO FRONTO by C. R. Haines