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M. Tullius Cicero, De Officiis, Book I: Moral Goodness, section 1
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Cicero’s essay relies heavily on anecdotesmuch more than his other works, and is written in a more leisurely and less formal style than his other writings, perhaps because he wrote it hastily. De Officiis Oxford World’s Classics. There is also poetry, some original, some as translations from the Greek. English Choose a language for shopping. Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others; and some lost.
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Moral Goodness section 1. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The text is easy to read. Although Cicero was influenced by the AcademicPeripateticand Stoic schools of Greek philosophy, this work shows the influence of the Stoic philosopher Panaetius. Only the Latin grammarian Priscian is better attested to with such handwritten copies, with some remaining extant. Original Language Translation Browse Bar: I fully intend to request a refund as this version is unreadable.
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De Officiis by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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