Epistulae ad Familiares

Epistulae ad Familiares (Letters to Friends) is a collection of letters between Roman politician and orator Marcus Tullius Cicero and various public and private figures. The letters in this collection, together with Cicero's other letters, are considered the most reliable sources of information for the period leading up to the fall of the Roman Republic. Traditionally spanning 16 books, and featuring letters from 62 to 43 BCE, the collection was likely first published by Cicero's freedman and personal secretary Marcus Tullius Tiro sometime after Cicero's death in 43 BCE.[1][2]


  1. Shackleton Bailey, D. R., ed. (July 2001). Letters to Friends. I. Harvard University Press. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  2.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cicero". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

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