28-45, whose account differs in some respects from Livy's; Cicero, De finibus, ii.
He also published commentaries on portions of Cicero (especially the De finibus), on Ausonius, Juvenal, Curtius Rufus, and other classical authors.
Envy and jealousy, however, were his only reward, and by these he was compelled to leave his monastery- "inde est, quod me vides prolixis finibus exulatum," as he says himself in the second of the letters above referred to.
Therefore his contemporary, Cicero, who knew the early dialogues on Philosophy, the Eudemus and the Protrepticus, and also among the mature scientific writings the Topics, Rhetoric, Politics, Physics and De Coelo, to some extent, was justified by Aristotle's example and precept in drawing the line between two kinds of books, one written popularly, called exoteric, the other more accurately (Cic. De Finibus, v.
Aelius Tubero, De dolore patiendo (Cicero, De finibus, iv.
To this period belong several famous rhetorical and philosophical works, the Brutus, Orator, Partitiones Oratoriae, Paradoxa, Academica, de Finibus, Tusculan Disputations, together with other works now lost, such as his Laus Catonis, Consolatio and Hortensius.
He expresses views which conflict with de Finibus iv., and defends himself on the ground that as an Academic he is free to change his mind.
The most famous of these treatises are the following: De Finibus, on the Supreme Good.
Dante himself appears to be acquainted only with the Laelius, Cato Maior, de Officiis, de Finibus, de Inventione and Paradoxa.
He lectured on the Organon of Aristotle and the De finibus of Cicero with much satisfaction to the students but with little to himself.
Ii., comes in part from Posidonius; Cicero, De finibus, iii., and Seneca, De beneficiis, i.
The fact that his plays could be referred to by name alone without any indication of the author (Cicero, De Finibus, ii.