Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Fronto, Marcus Cornelius
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b. before AD 113 in Cirta (Numidia);

d. after AD 176;

Roman orator and teacher of oratory; Consul 143; tutor to the princes Marcus [2] Aurelius and L. Verus.

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Only meagre remains of the orations on which Fronto’s fame was built survive, e.g. of his speech returning thanks to the Senate on behalf of the Carthaginians (Gratiar…

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Rühl, Meike, “Fronto, Marcus Cornelius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0091>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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