By William H. F. Altman

Brill’s significant other to the Reception of Cicero is a set of essays by means of a world and interdisciplinary staff of students that situates Cicero within the context of his use and abuse from antiquity to the current, and is meant to supply readers with numerous sturdy purposes to come back to the learn of Cicero's writings with higher curiosity and appreciate.

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58v): see now Vincenzo Fera, ‘I libri peculiares’, in Petrarca, l’umanesimo e la civiltà europea, Atti del convegno internazionale, Firenze, 5–10 dicembre 2004, ed. Donatella Coppini, Michele Feo, special issue of Quaderni Petrarcheschi, 17–18 (2007–2008), 1077–1100; Reynolds and Wilson, Scribes and Scholars, p. 133. 4 Like other medieval scholars, Petrarch thought the Rhetorica ad Herennium was by Cicero. 5 This was the title he initially used for what turned out to be Academica Priora, book 2, ‘Lucullus’, as he later discovered and tells us in Seniles, 16.

161–76 (p. 168). 27)—simply to avoid the repetition of two letters (in this case ‘quod dum’): see Silvia Rizzo, ‘Il latino del Petrarca e il latino dell’Umanesimo’, in Il Petrarca latino e le origini dell’Umanesimo, pp. 349–65 (pp. 354–55). 44 Petrarca, Opera omnia, p. 946. 45 Francesco Petrarca, Trionfi, Rime estravaganti, Codice degli abbozzi, ed. Vinicio Pacca, Laura Paolino, Introduzione di Marco Santagata (Milan: Mondadori, 1996), p. 858. 46 Blanc, ‘Pétrarque lecteur de Cicéron’, pp. 163–64.

Reynolds, ‘Petrarch and a Renaissance corpus of Cicero’s Philosophica’, in Formative Stages of Classical Traditions: Latin Texts from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Proceedings of a Conference Held at Erice, 16–22 October 1993, ed. Oronzo Pecere, Michael D. Reeve (Spoleto: Centro Italiano di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo, 1995), pp. 409–33 (pp. 430–33). 6 For Petrarch’s mutilated copy of the De oratore and Orator, see Silvia Rizzo, ‘Petrarca e il genus renatum’, in her Ricerche sul latino umanistico (Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2002), pp.

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