Who is Marcus Tullius Cicero?

  • (noun): A Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC).
    Synonyms: Cicero, Tully

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Pro Tullio
... Pro Tullio (Latin for "On behalf of Tullius") is a partially preserved speech delivered by the Roman orator Cicero in 72 or 71 BC ... The speech was made on behalf of Cicero's client, Marcus Tullius, who claimed legal damages from his neighbor, Publius Fabius, on the basis that Fabius had murdered several of Tullius' slaves in a ...
Tullius
... Tullius was a Roman nomen ... Tully, especially as another name for Cicero, is an anglicized form now considered antiquated ... nomen are related by blood Cicero himself did not believe that he was descended from Servius Tullius, though at one point he referred to their shared gens ...
Quintus Tullius Cicero
... Quintus Tullius Cicero (102 BC – 43 BC) was the younger brother of the celebrated orator, philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero ...
Titus Pullo (Rome Character) - Character History
... of the Junii, his lover and the mother of Marcus Junius Brutus ... Pullo kills Marcus Tullius Cicero himself ... The two men have a strangely civil and amiable conversation before Cicero allows Pullo to kill him ...
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 ... Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist, reached the height of Roman power, the Consulship, and played a ... A contemporary of Julius Caesar, Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists ...

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    The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    Laws are silent in times of war.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    Freedom is a man’s natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths.
    —Greil Marcus (b. 1945)

    In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)