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Cicero

Other Names: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Born: 106
Died: 43

Summary of Biography

Rome's greatest orator and innovator of Ciceronian rhetoric, Cicero was also a scholar, lawyer and a statesman. He is famous for his books of rhetoric, aphorisms, philosophical and political essays, and letters.

Biography

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 - 43 BC) was one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. A statesman, scholar, lawyer, and philosopher, his political philosophies, humanitarian ideas, and oratorical style are reflected in his correspondence with his friend, Atticus. He also presented the Greek philosophy to Romans, thus establishing himself as an important linguist and translator. Cicero's writings include books of rhetoric, aphorisms, philosophical and political essays, and personal letters.

This section contains 5 books
On Old Age
On Old Age


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On Friendship
On Friendship


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Letters of Cicero
Letters of Cicero


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De Officiis
De Officiis


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De Inventione
De Inventione


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