Due casi di allusività ciceroniana
De Nonno, Mario
Cicero’s habit of citing phrases and poetically derived concepts justifies the critic in reading Cicero’s texts with special attention to reminiscences, reuses and paraphrastic re-elaborations of loci known from other sources, and even invites him to suspect and detect textual presences for which the tradition gives us no other evidence. This paper proposes the identification and a brief assessment of two Ciceronian passages variously alluding to the texts of two archaic poets. These references have gone unnoticed so far: Enn. ann. 234 ff. V.2 (= 268ff. Sk.) and Cic. Att. 1.18; Cic. Cael. 37 and Com. inc. inc. 51 ff. R.3, where the author is, presumably, Cecilius Statius.