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Epistula Cephali TranslationAfter Cephalus died, his slave handed over a letter to the king which was written byCephalus himself:“King Cogidubnus, you are in the greatest peril. Memor is insane. He wants your death.He ordered me to carry out the task. I obeyed Memor unwillingly. Perhaps you don't believe me.But I would like to tell you the whole story.When you arrived at these baths, seeking a remedy, Memor summoned me to his house.Having entered the house, I found Memor terrified. He was dazed. I have never seen Memortruly terrified. Memor said to me, “I order you to manage this thing. I order you to prepare thepoison. It is necessary for you to kill him. Cogidubnus is a man of wicked character."I responded to Memor, "You are very wrong. Cogidubnus is a man of the best character. I

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