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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 62 62 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 3 3 Browse Search
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Frank Frost Abbott, Commentary on Selected Letters of Cicero 1 1 Browse Search
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Frank Frost Abbott, Commentary on Selected Letters of Cicero, Letter LXVII: ad familiares 9.15 (search)
orum antiqua comoedia, sed etiam philosophorum Socraticorum libri referti sunt. The whole passage may be read to advantage in connection with the letter before us. capior facetiis : Cicero himself was a noted wit, and collections of his witticisms were made both by his freedman Tiro, and by his friend Trebonius. Cf. quod meum, etc., Ep. LXI.4n. and Fam. 15.21.2. nostratibus: cf. Ep. XXXVI.1n. oblitas Latio : i.e. adulterated or tinctured by the admixture of Latin elements. tum : i.e. about 90 B.C. , when the Italians received the right of Roman citizenship. bracatis et transalpinis nationibus : Suetonius (Jul. 80) gives the following satirical couplet as one sung in the streets after Caesar gave the Gauls the right of citizenship: Gallos Caesar in triumphum ducit, idem in curiam.Galli bracas deposuerunt, latum clavum sumpserunt. veteris leporis : the contests in wit between the representatives of different Italian towns had been from time immemorial the favorite entertainment of the