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  • Collection: Classical texts

[Cicero's epistles]

The Roman philosopher and politician Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was highly influential in the Renaissance, in fact Petrach's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the Renaissance in the 14th century. A likely…

[Cicero's sentence]

The Roman philosopher and politician Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was highly influential in the Renaissance, in fact Petrach's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the Renaissance in the 14th century. A likely…

Poetarum illustrium flores

A collection of classical writings.

Homer's Odyssey

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A side-by-side Greek text and Latin translation of Homer's Odyssey. The edition pictured, from St. Nicholas Cathedral Library, is probably too early to be the edition actually stocked in William Corbett's shop.

[Caesar's Commentaries]

Caesar's Gallic Wars. A likely edition of this work has not yet been identified.

The Roman histories of Lucius Julius Florus

A history of Rome, from the foundation of the city to the closing of the temple of Janus by Augustus in 25 BC, compiled by Roman scholar Lucius Florus (74 AD - c.130 AD). Translated into English by Edmund Maria Bolton. Read the full text of this…

[Cicero's orations, one volume]

The Roman philosopher and politician Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was highly influential in the Renaissance, in fact Petrach's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the Renaissance in the 14th century. A likely…

[Cicero's orations, three volumes]

The Roman philosopher and politician Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was highly influential in the Renaissance, in fact Petrach's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the Renaissance in the 14th century. A likely…