Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero (/ˈsɪsɨroʊ/; [maːrkʊs tʊlliʊs ˈkɪkɛroː]; Ancient Greek: Κικέρων Kikerōn, sometimes anglicized as Tully /ˈtʌli/; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC), was a Roman ...
Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman politician, lawyer, writer, orator, statesman and philosopher. He was an important Roman senator, leader of the moderates i...
Personal life of Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Personal life of Marcus Tullius Cicero provided the underpinnings of one of the most significant politicians of the Roman Republic. Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosoph...
Political career of Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Political career of Marcus Tullius Cicero began in 75 BC when Marcus Tullius Cicero was elected to political office, and ended in 43 BC, when he was assassinated upon the orders of Mark Antony. Ci...
Writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero
The writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero constitute one of the most famous bodies of historical and philosophical work in all of classical antiquity. Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist...
Pro Archia Poeta
Cicero's oration Pro Archia Poeta is the published literary form of his defense of Aulus Licinius Archias, a poet accused of not being a Roman citizen. This accusation is believed to have been a polit...
Catiline Orations
The Catiline Orations or Catilinarian Orations were speeches given in 63 BC by Marcus Tullius Cicero, the consul of Rome, exposing to the Roman Senate the plot of Lucius Sergius Catilina and his allie...
Pro Roscio Amerino
The speech Pro Roscio Amerino was given by Marcus Tullius Cicero on behalf of Roscius of Ameria. Roscius was accused of murdering his father. The speech was given by Cicero in 80 BCE.
The events t...
De Imperio Cn. Pompei
De Imperio Cn. Pompei, also known as Pro Lege Manilia, was a speech delivered by Cicero in 66 BC in support of the proposal made by Gaius Manilius, a tribune of the people, that Pompey the Great be gi...
Servius Sulpicius Rufus
Servius Sulpicius Rufus (c. 106 BC – 43 BC), surnamed Lemonia from the tribe to which he belonged, was a Roman orator and jurist.He studied rhetoric with Cicero, and accompanied him to Rhodes in 78 BC...
Divinatio in Caecilium
Cicero's Divinatio in Caecilium is his oration against Quintus Caecilius in the process for selecting a prosecutor of Gaius Verres (70 BCE). Cicero asserts that he, rather than Q. Caecilius, will make...
Pro Ligario
Cicero's oration Pro Ligario is the published literary form of his defense of Quintus Ligarius before Julius Caesar in 46 BC.In this speech Cicero defends Ligarius, who is accused of crimes in Africa....
Orator (Cicero)
Orator (not to be confused with De Oratore), was written by Marcus Tullius Cicero in the latter part of the year 46 B.C. It is his last work on rhetoric, three years before his death. Describing rheto...
Pro Marcello
Pro Marcello is a speech by Marcus Tullius Cicero. It is Latin for On behalf of Marcellus.
Marcus Claudius Marcellus was descended from an illustrious Roman family, and had been Consul with Serviu...
Philippic
A philippic is a fiery, damning speech, or tirade, delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originated with Demosthenes, Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens who delivered ...
Pro Quinctio
The speech Pro Quinctio was given by Marcus Tullius Cicero on behalf of Publius Quintius. Gaius Quintius and Sextus Naevius, one of the public criers, had been partners, having their chief business in...
Asiatic style
The Asiatic style or Asianism (Latin: genus orationis Asiaticum, Cicero, Brutus 325) refers to an Ancient Greek rhetorical tendency (though not an organized school) that arose in the third century...
Humanitas
"Humanitas" is a Latin noun meaning human nature, civilization and kindness.
The word humanitas was used by Cicero to describe the formation of an ideal speaker (orator) who he believed should be ...
Publius Vatinius
Publius Vatinius was a Roman statesman during the last decades of the Republic.
Vatinius was quaestor in 63 BC, the same year Marcus Tullius Cicero was consul. Cicero believed that Vatinius was e...
Aulus Allienus
Aulus Allienus was the name of two ancient Romans who lived roughly around the 1st century BC, and who may have been the same person:
Lucius Minucius Basilus
Lucius Minucius Basilus (died 43 BC) was a military commander and politician of the late Roman Republic, a trusted associate of Julius Caesar, who later participated in Caesar's assassination.It was ...
Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 54 BC)
Appius Claudius Pulcher (97 BC – 49 BC) was a consul of the Roman Republic in 54 BC. He was an expert in Roman law and antiquities, especially the esoteric lore of the augural college of which he was ...
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (triumvir)
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (Latin: (born c. 89 or 88 BC, died late 13 or early 12 BC) was a Roman patrician who was triumvir with Octavian (the future Augustus) and Mark Antony, and the last Pontife...
Pro Caelio
Pro Caelio is a speech given on April 4, 56 BC, by the famed Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero in defense of Marcus Caelius Rufus, who had once been Cicero's student but more recently was a political...
Lucius Munatius Plancus
Lucius Munatius Plancus (born in Tibur, c. 87 BC; died in Gaeta, c. 15 BC) was a Roman senator, consul in 42 BC, and censor in 22 BC with Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus. Along with Talleyrand eightee...