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3 results for "aurelia"
1. Cicero, Brutus, 211-212 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: Roller (2018) 203
212. Quid Crassum, inquam, ilium censes, istius Liciniae filium, Crassi testamento qui fuit adoptatus? Summo iste quidem 30 dicitur ingenio fuisse, inquit; et vero hic Scipio, conlega meus, mihi sane bene et loqui videtur et dicere. Recte, inquam, iudicas, Brute. Etenim istius genus est ex ipsius sapientiae stirpe generatum. Nam et de duobus avis iam diximus, Scipione et Crasso, et de tribus proavis, Q. Metello, cuius quattuor illi filii quattuor illi filii Jahn : quattuor filii L : quattuor filii consulates Campe , P. Scipione, qui ex dominatu Ti. Gracchi privatus in libertatem rem publicam vindicavit, Q. Scaevola augure, qui peritissimus iuris idemque percomis est habitus. Iam duorum abavorum quam est inlustre nomen,
2. Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory, 1.1.6 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •aurelia (mother of iulius caesar), as imitator of cornelia Found in books: Roller (2018) 203
1.1.6.  As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone. We are told that the eloquence of the Gracchi owed much to their mother Cornelia, whose letters even to‑day testify to the cultivation of her style. Laelia, the daughter of Gaius Laelius, is said to have reproduced the elegance of her father's language in her own speech, while the oration delivered before the triumvirs by Hortensia, the daughter of Quintus Hortensius, is still read and not merely as a compliment to her sex.
3. Tacitus, Dialogus De Oratoribus, 28.4-28.6 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •aurelia (mother of iulius caesar), as imitator of cornelia Found in books: Roller (2018) 203