Letter XLI: ad familiares 16.9
Brundisium, Nov. 26, 50 B.C.
Cicero's affection for Tiro is shown, not only by the anxiety which he feels for his health, but also by the care with which he suggests and provides all those little things which may increase his comfort. Cf. Intr. 49 (end).
a te discessimus : i.e. at Patrae.
a. d. XVI K. Dec.: used substantively and governed by the preposition ad; cf. a. d. VII K. Dec., below.