The correspondence of Fronto--a a lot well known orator and rhetorician who was once befriended by way of the emperor Antoninus Pius and instructor of his followed sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus--offers a useful photo of aristocratic existence and literary tradition within the 2d century. His letters display Fronto's powerful stylistic perspectives and dislike of Stoicism in addition to his relations joys and sorrows. They painting the successes and trials of a favourite determine within the palace, literary salons, the Senate, and lawcourts, they usually supply a desirable checklist of the connection among the main instructor of his time and his illustrious pupil Marcus Aurelius, his leader correspondent.
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