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Tully's Offices
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1824  Monday, 22 September 2003

From:           Will Sharpe <
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Date:           Friday, 19 Sep 2003 14:25:29 +0100
Subject:        Tully's Offices

I have a query relating to 'De Officiis' by Marcus Tullius Cicero,
specifically to when it was 'turned oute of latine' and began to take on
its English alter-ego of 'Tully's Offices'. A quick check of the STC has
yielded 1534 as the date it first appeared in an English translation
(tr. by R.  Whytinton), and I have no particular reason to doubt this,
but I just wanted to check if there was anything I might have missed -
does anybody know anything more, or am I right? Also, any information on
its social importance in the Elizabethan period would be appreciated,
particularly on its usefulness as a source of Roman history. I know
that's a big ask, so anything would be useful.

Many thanks,
Will Sharpe

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