On Old Age and On Friendship
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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
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  • Civilization,
  • History and criticism,
  • Latin literature,
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ContributionsFrank Copley (Translator)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9433435M
ISBN 10047208240X
ISBN 109780472082407

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This volume of Cicero covers Friendship, Divination and Old Age. All these topics are relevant to me in my study of late Roman friendship, age and religion in my Research Degree. It has the usual Loeb qualities of ease of reading and convenience - even though the translation is a bit dated/5(23). This authoritative edition of Cicero's Treatises on Friendship and Old Age features the respected translation of E. S. Shuckburgh. Written in the second century A.D., these writings encapsulate the wisdom and ability possessed by their author/5(47). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon On Old Age, and On Friendship Marcus Tullius Cicero No preview available -   Cicero's Essays On Old Age And Friendship: Also His Paradoxes () [Cicero, Marcus Tullius, Edmonds, Cyrus R., Brooks Jr., Edward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cicero's Essays On Old Age And Friendship: Also His Paradoxes ()Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero.

I found On Old Age to be a very nice treatise on old age. It addressed four objections to old age in a concise and insightful way, with humor that made it easy to swallow. On Friendship was rambling and a bit superfluous, with observations such as "loyalty is necessary to friendship". I usually give the benefit of the doubt to the classic /5(60). Essays on Old Age and Friendship by Cicero, Marcus Tullius and a great selection of related books, As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book.   Chock-a-block with opinions on books read, plays and films seen, stories of happy times spent with old friends such as Alan Bennett, Irene Worth and John Wells, and the joys of life at home in. Old Age is a huge survey of the state of old age. It hadn’t been done before. There was some stuff from classical literature, but there wasn’t a contemporary survey. Some of it has dated because it’s to do with France in the s and ’70s, but some of it is as relevant as it always was.

On old age and On friendship. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, , ©, printing (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marcus .   (7) Old wine and friends improve with age. – Italian Proverb (8) One old friend is better than two new ones. – Yiddish Proverb (9) I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give. ― Thomas Jefferson.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Treatises on Friendship and Old Age Note: Uniform title: Cato maior de senectute. English Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Old age.   Apple Books Preview. Treatises on Friendship and Old Age. Cicero. , 11 Ratings; Publisher Description. A collection of letters by Cicero along with his work on Old Age and On Friendship as well as some letters by Pliny. GENRE. History. RELEASED. January 4 LANGUAGE. EN. English. LENGTH. Pages PUBLISHER. Public Domain. SELLER /5(11).