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date: 22 February 2024

Cicero, Marcus Tullius, 

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Who's Who in the Classical World
Author(s):
John Percy Vyvian Dacre BalsdonJohn Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon, Miriam T. GriffinMiriam T. Griffin, Jonathan G. F. PowellJonathan G. F. Powell, John Hedley SimonJohn Hedley Simon, Dirk ObbinkDirk Obbink

the famous orator.life The first of two sons of a rich and well-connected eques (Roman knight) of Arpinum (mod. Arpi), he was born on ...works SPEECHES Fifty-eight of Cicero's speeches survive in whole or part; numerous others were unpublished or lost (88 are recorded by ...philosophica Apart from the treatises on rhetoric, an important part of the Hellenistic philosophical curriculum (though see below), these fall into two parts: ... ...

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