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BY R. Y. TYRRELL.

BACCHAE of EURIPIDES. London: Longmans

and Co., 1871. New Edition. London: Mac

millan and Co., 1892. MILES GLORIOSUS of PLAUTUS. London: Mac

millan and Co. (1st ed., 1881; 2nd ed., 1885; 3rd

ed., 1889). TROADES of EURIPIDES. Dublin: Browne and

Nolan, 1889 (1st ed., 1881; 2nd ed., 1884). DUBLIN TRANSLATIONS. London: Longmans

and Co., 1882. New Edition, 1890. ACHARNIANS OF ARISTOPHANES :-Translated

into English Verse. London: Longmans and Co.,

1883. THE CORRESPONDENCE of M. TULLIUS CICERO.

Vol. I. London: Longmans and Co.(ist ed., 1879; 2nd ed., 1885). Vol. II., 1886. Vol. III., 1890.

DUBLIN UNIVERSITY PRESS SERIES.

THE CORRESPONDENCE

OR

M. TULLIUS CICERO,

ARRANGED ACCORDING TO ITS CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ;

WITH

A REVISION OF THE TEXT, A COMMENTARY,

AND

INTRODUCTORY ESSAYS.

BY

ROBERT YELVERTON TYRRELL, Litt.D.,

Fellow and Regius Professor of Greek, Trinity College, Dublin,
Hon. Litt. D. Cantab., D.C.L. Oxon., LL.D. Edin., D.Lit. Q. Univ.;

AND
LOUIS CLAUDE PURSER, Litt. D.,

Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, Dublin.

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DUBLIN: HODGES, FIGGIS, & CO. (Ltd.), GRAFTON-STREET.
LONDON : LONGMANS, GREEN, & Co., PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1894.

DUBLIN:

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS,

BY PONSONBY AND WELDRICK.

PREFACE.

Having expressed in the Introduction our strong sense of the great value of the recent works of Schmidt and of Mendelssohn, and acknowledged heartily the great debt of gratitude which we owe to them (especially to Schmidt, for his invaluable aid in arranging the correspondence in its true chronological order), we have here little or nothing to add to what we have said in our Prefaces to the foregoing volumes.

We give, as we have hitherto done, a list of the most important of the new readings introduced now for the first time into the Text, or mentioned with approbation in the Notes.

With regard to this Table of new readings, we ask leave to repeat what we have said in the Preface to Volume III. We beg our readers to remember that it is a list of corrections which have not been received into the standard texts. Therefore, from the nature of the case, our own conjectures must preponderate in the list, as they are all proposed now for the first time in any edition of the Letters. Hundreds of the corrections of other editors, from the Editio Princeps to the present time, are embodied in the text, and referred to their authors in the Adnotatio Critica ; but as they have already found general acceptance, they do not appear in this Table.

VOL. IV.

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