Darg Library resources about Hortensius Cicero. If one reads Aristotle, a great effort of mind is required to undo his complexities. Political De Imperio Cn. IIIedited by C.
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Biographical background[ edit ] Just before composing the Hortensius, Cicero experienced many hardships. Rabinowitz, argue it simply meant that Cicero wrote in the general protreptic style. Lucullus critiques this opinion, arguing that the study of history is the best use of otium. Hortensius then declares that oratory is the greatest of the arts. Catulus counters by reminding Hortensius of the boons philosophy grants.
This, he contended, was additional proof that Cicero depended upon Aristotle. In , W. Rabinowitz argued that the Hortensius was not based strictly on the Protrepticus but was rather written in the general hortatory and protreptic style then "much in vogue", as the philosopher and historian Anton-Hermann Chroust puts it.
It altered my prayers, Lord, to be towards yourself. It gave me different values and priorities. Augustine on Hortensius  The Hortensius was renowned and popular in early and late antiquity ,  and it likely inspired a number of Roman thinkers, like the silver age authors Seneca the Younger and Tacitus , the early Christian writer Lactantius , and the early medieval philosopher Boethius. The work moved him deeply,   and in both his Confessions and De beata vita he wrote that the book engendered in him an intense interest in philosophy and encouraged him to pursue wisdom.
This volume contained the first standard critical edition of the fragments. In , the first standard critical edition of the fragments was the Teubner edition of Cicero Pt.
IV, Vol. III , edited by C. In , Otto Plasberg wrote a dissertation on the fragments. In it, Plasberg provides a hypothesized order to the fragments, and supplies a Latin introduction and commentary. In , Michel Ruch produced a fifty-three page thesis covering the influences, the date of composition, and structure of the Hortensius, while also examining its later influences and ultimate disappearance. In addition, the work reorganizes the fragments and provides each one with a French translation and commentary.
Michel Ruch is even more conservative when he argues that only 94 fragments can be identified with certainty.
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