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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Titus Pullo (Rome Character) - Character History
... to occupy Rome, and is withheld there by Servilia 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 upon the orders of Mark Antony ... 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 ...
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 ...
Quintus Tullius Cicero
... Quintus Tullius Cicero (102 BC – 43 BC) was the younger brother of the celebrated orator, philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the words marcus tullius cicero, marcus tullius, tullius cicero, cicero and/or tullius:

    No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    To whose gain? [Cui bono]
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    There is nothing so ridiculous but some philosopher has said it.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquility, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)