Arnobius; Adversus Nationes; Cicero; classical tradition; Latin literature
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Scripta Classica, Vol. 8 (2011), s. 49-54
Arnobius in his critical approach refers frequently to the works of the ancient authors
both the Greeks and Romans. Thus, in his Adversus Nationes, there are so many quotes from Latin
and Greek literature. Cicero apparently wielded tremendous impression on Arnobius’ style of writing.
The third book of apology by Arnobius abounds with passages taken from Cicero’s De natura