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The Private Life of Cicero. 45. Cicero's father was in moderate circumstances, and from him Cicero inherited the family estate at Arpinum and a house in the Carinae. The dowery of his wife Terentia amounted to 480,000 sesterces,Plut. Cic. 8. but the larger part of his income was derived from legacies left to him by admirers or by men to whom he had rendered professional service. In 44 B.C. Cicero boasted Philipp. 2.40. that he had received more than 20,000,000 sesterces from this source. And one of his legacies, from the philosopher Diodotus, Att. 2.20.6. The correctness of the text is, however, questioned by Tyrrell, vol. 12. p.35. is said to have amounted to 10,000,000 sesterces. Possibly Cicero received also a share of the profits which C. Antonius, his colleague in the consulship, made in his province. Att. 1.12 2; 1.13.6; 1.14.7; Fam. 5.5. Cicero did not apparently increase his property to any great extent by productive investments. A large part of it in fact was investe