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Memmius the Epicurean

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In Fam. 13.1 Cicero, visiting Athens en route to Cilicia in the summer of 51 b.c., writes to C. Memmius L.f., praetor in 58 but by the time of Cicero's communication an exile in Athens after the shambolic consular elections for 53; Memmius was (temporarily, one assumes) absent from Athens in Mytilene, hence the need for Cicero to write to him. This letter, along with Att. 5.11.6 and 19.3, is our focus in the argument that follows, but, to summarize the situation in the very broadest terms, Ci...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0009838817000672

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Department:
Brasenose College
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Classical Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
2
Pages:
528-541
Publication date:
2017-10-12
Acceptance date:
2017-01-11
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EISSN:
1471-6844
ISSN:
0009-8388
Pubs id:
pubs:670361
URN:
uri:a46f6fbb-b69f-4853-8595-d84aaeff6536
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uuid:a46f6fbb-b69f-4853-8595-d84aaeff6536
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pubs:670361
Paper number:
2

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