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  • After Ghost, with its plot of murky Anglo-American dealings in the Bush era, Harris has returned to his fascination with what the death of the Roman republic can teach our own era through the words of Cicero's own ghostwriter, Marcus Tullius Tiro.

    Robert Harris's Cicero Two

  • Cicero's private secretary, Marcus Tullius Tiro, best known by the system of shorthand which he invented or improved, and which for long remained the basis of a standard code, is also mentioned as the author of works on grammar, and, as has already been noticed, edited a collection of his master's letters after his death.

    Latin Literature


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