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Cicero

(106 bc — 143 ad) Roman statesman, orator, and writer


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(106–43 bc)

Roman statesman, orator, and writer. A supporter of Pompey against Julius Caesar, in the Philippics (43 bc) he attacked Mark Antony, who had him put to death. As an orator and writer, Cicero established a model for Latin prose.

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