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A cicerone’s Cicero — Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis

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Fifty-two discoveries from the BiblioPhilly project, No. 27/52 Cicero, Epistolae ad familiares (Letters to Friends), Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 66, fol. 1r The recovery of ancient collections of letters provided new stylistic models for humanists eager to break with the old-fashioned Medieval formularies, the stilted writing manuals that had until then…

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