Cicero was a prodigious letter writer and happily a splendid treasury of his letters has come down to us collected and in part published not long after his death over 800 of them were rediscovered by petrarch and other humanists in the fourteenth century. Letters to friends 1 v1 metellus celer to cicero cisalpine gaul ca 12 january 62 q metellus celer son of quintus proconsul to m tullius cicero greetings i hope you are well. I by cicero d r shackleton bailey ed and trans by and a great selection of similar used new and collectible books available now at abebookscom 0674995880 cicero letters to friends loeb classical library no 205 by cicero abebooks. Cicero really seems to have had a poor opinion of valerius professionally see letter 643 5 salvum venisse gaudere to be glad you have arrived safely is a polite formula cf letters to atticus 114 v211 to which cicero here gives a special twist. This new loeb classical library edition of the letters to friends in three volumes brings together d r shackleton baileys standard latin text now updated and a revised version of his much admired translation first published by penguin
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