A Good De Senectute commentary?

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A Good De Senectute commentary?

Post by ThatLanguageGuy » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:44 pm

Does anyone know where I can find a good commentary for Cato Maior De Senectute?

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Re: A Good De Senectute commentary?

Post by swtwentyman » Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:19 pm

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/08651600 ... tute+latin

I've used this one. It's pretty good; I don't know about the others. If you want to check your work against a translation (only do it when you're either confident about your understanding or really and truly stumped) there's the Loeb, which seems to be -- baffling if it's true -- out of print based on an Amazon search. Some might discourage using a translation but you'll likely make many mistakes you wouldn't catch otherwise.

Ed: never mind; it's just listed under its English title:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/06749917 ... d+age+loeb

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Re: A Good De Senectute commentary?

Post by LateStarter » Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:10 pm

If you don't mind reading on a screen or device this edition by Moore


has notes on the same page below the text.

It's downloadable as a pdf, of course.

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