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Quidam Cicero : the indebtedness of Augustine's doctor Christianus to Cicero's orator

When I set out to examine the relationship of Augustine and Cicero, I could not even
imagine the magnitude of such an undertaking. The connexion between these two authors and authorities of antiquity is not easy to gauge, possibly two of the greatest authors and authorities of Latin antiquity (they certainly count among the most prolific, with the majority works presreved).