Cicero: Letters to Atticus: Volume 1, Books 1-2

These two volumes form the first part of Dr Shackleton Bailey’s long-awaited edition of the Atticus letters. The introduction (printed in volume I only) deals successively with the historical background and Cicero’s relations with Atticus, manuscripts. The text, with selective apparatus, is printed with Dr Shackleton Bailey’s translation on facing pages. The volumes end with commentaries, appendices and indices.

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Foreword; Abbreviations; Introduction; Text and translation; Commentary; Appendix; Indices; Map of Southern Italy.