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Introduction Letters: - Educating Caesar - Fronto and Herodes - Fronto the Consul - Family Affairs - Politics and Patronage - The Reign of Marcus and Verus - Fronto, Verus and the Parthian War - Fronto's Grief Bibliography

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Selected letters written by the Roman senator and orator M. Cornelius Fronto in translation and accompanied by in-depth commentary notes, offering a unique insight into the late second century A.D Roman world.

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Caillan Davenport is a Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. His research focuses on Roman imperial history and historiography, on which he has published articles in Classical Quarterly, Papers of the British School at Rome, and Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik. Jennifer Manley has a PhD in Classics from the University of Queensland, Australia. Her research interests include Roman social history and Latin epistolography. Jennifer has been an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Queensland since 2011.


This book provides a very good introduction to Fronto; the writing style, both in the translation and in the commentary, is a model of clarity. -- Tim Parkin, The University of Manchester, UK

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