CICERO, Marcus Tullius


CICERO, Marcus Tullius
(106-43 B.C.)
   probably the greatest Roman orator whose prose profoundly affected Western literature. His political essays and high moral views have had a lasting influence on Western thought.

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  • Cicero,Marcus Tullius — Cicero, Marcus Tullius. 106 43B.C. Roman statesman, orator, and philosopher. A major figure in the last years of the Republic, he is best known for his orations against Catiline and for his mastery of Latin prose. His later writings introduced… …   Universalium

  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius — born 106 BC, Arpinum, Latium died Dec. 7, 43 BC, Formiae Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and writer. Born to a wealthy family, he quickly established a brilliant career in law and plunged into politics, then rife with factionalism and… …   Universalium

  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius — (106–43 BC) The Roman orator and statesman is philosophically important partly as a transmitter of Greek ideas in Latin, but also for the unity of philosophy and rhetoric that he sought to promote. Rhetoric enables the statesman, educated to… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • CICERO, Marcus Tullius — (106 BC–43 AD)    One of this famous orator’s works, De Divinatione, gives some idea of the tradition of augury that draws on Etruscan tradition …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius —  (106–43 bc) Roman orator and statesman …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Marcus Tullius Cicero — Cicero. Porträtbüste von Bertel Thorvaldsen nach einem römischen Original, Thorvaldsen Museum, Kopenhagen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Marcus Tullius Cicero (Rome character) — Marcus Tullius Cicero Rome character Cicero (left) with his slave Tiro Portrayed by David Bamber …   Wikipedia


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