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  • For instance, one called Fronto, who belonged to the palace, and had a grievous disease (for he gnawed his own tongue, and tried to injure his eyes), came to the mountain and asked Antony to pray for him.

    The Hermits

  • For instance, one called Fronto, who belonged to the palace, and had

    The Hermits

  • 'It tells nothing, Milo, but of the boiling over of the wrath of the malignant Fronto, which is always boiling over.

    Aurelian or, Rome in the Third Century

  • Fronto offers gushing tribute to her intelligence, paying her the compliment of writing letters to her in Greek—a language in which Roman men who wished to show off their learning wrote to each other—and strewing them with literary quotations from Homer and the like.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Over the next two decades the task of grooming him for the top job of emperor was entrusted to advisors and educators, chief among whom was a doughty, gout-riddled rhetoric instructor named Cornelius Fronto.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Marcus Aurelius to Fronto, vol. 1, p. 197 of Haines.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Fronto to Marcus Aurelius, vol. 2, pp. 119–20 of Haines.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Marcus Aurelius to Fronto, vol. 1, p. 115 of Haines.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • She studied Classics to postgraduate level at Cambridge University, receiving a PhD in 2004 for her thesis on the correspondence between the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and his tutor Cornelius Fronto.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Fronto to Marcus Aurelius, vol. 1, p. 125 of Haines.

    Caesars’ Wives

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