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Cicero Flashcards Essay Examples

Humanities Exam II

Patricians Plebeians ______ were the upper class in early Rome; _____ were the lower class. Senate The power of the consuls in Rome was checked by the _____. critical thinking The concept of humanitas, which the Romans borrowed from Greece, emphasized _______ in education. Carthage The Punic Wars were fought against ______. Greece The Romans…

Julius Caesar: Act 2

To what decision does Brutus come in his orchard? Why? Brutus decides to join the conspiracy to kill Caesar. The conspiracy believes that Caesar will abuse his power. What does Lucius give to Brutus in Scene I? Lucius gives Brutus a letter that had been thrown through Brutus’ window. Why doesn’t Brutus want to swear…

Caesar Act II

Augmented Made greater Entreated Begged Conspiracy Plot Resolution Determination Exploit Heroic or difficult deed Imminent About to happen Emulation Jealousy Brutus “I know no personal cause to spurn him” Caesar “Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once” Brutus “It is the bright day that brings forth the…



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Julius Caesar act II

In his soliloquy at the beginning of act II, what does Brutus imply about his feelings toward Caesar? He believes that once Caesar gets powerful, he will not look back at the ones who helped him get there. They must kill him before he becomes too powerful, because the power will change him. They must…

Church History: Chapter 2 and Sacraments

Alexander the great Conquered and controlled land from Greece to India. He spread Hellenism to all the places he conquered. Became king in 336 BC Phillip of Macedon had already created a unity among the various Greek city-states which would enable Alexander to not only hold off the invasions of the West from the Persian…

Julius Caesar Flashcards

What is the setting of Julius Caesar? What holiday is being celebrated? – February 15, 44 B.C. Rome – Lupercal Who are Marullus and Flavius? Government officials who were supporters of Pompey Why do Marullus and Flavius want to drive the commoners from the street? They do not think Caesar should be celebrated with Pompey’s…

Life and Times of Marcus Tullius Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero Rome’s most famous orator Cicero born on January 03, 106 BC Cicero was killed on December 07, 43 BC Cicero was killed by soldiers (assassins) of Marc Antony Cicero was killed for Philippics against Antony the speeches Cicero made against Antony Philippics where Cicero made his most famous speeches rostrum one of…

Cicero and Catiline

Catiline Two years older than Cicero and from an important Patrician family, if one that was not prominent at the time – active in the proscriptions and subject to several unfavourable rumours – supposed incest with both his sisters and daughter, murdered own brother and son – powerful friends in the senate, acquitted on extortion…

Petrarch’s Letter to Cicero

perquīrō, perquīrere, perquīsīvī, perquīsītus search eagerly for reor, reārī, reātus sum expect variō, variāre, variāvī, variātus alter, change iampridem for a long time preceptor, preceptōris, M. teacher agnōscō, agnoscere, agnōvī, agnitus recognize, realize, discern vicissim in turn cāritās, cāritātis, F. affection, love, dearness fundō, fundere, fūdī, fūsus pour out, shed inquietus, inquieta, inquietum restless anxius,…

Cicero "De Oratore"

Purpose of “De Oratore” to describe the ideal orator and imagine him as a moral guide of the state Moral principles can be taken either by the examples of noble men of the past or by the great Greek philosophers Perfect orator both an expert of rhetorical technique and a man of wide knowledge in…

5 Canons of Rhetoric

Invention Speaker decides subject matter of speech, analyzes the audience, analyzes location; finds the best materials to persuade, gets initial ideas to get speech off the ground Arrangement How to arrange and organize parts for best possible moment of impact; done ahead of time Style Speaker decides on most appealing words/language used, clear and appropriate…

Cicero: In Catilinam translation (bilingual version)

quō ūsque tandem up to what point, finally Catalīna Cataline abtūēre patientia nostrā? will you abuse our paitence? quam diū eitam how long even furor iste tuus (will) that madness of yours nōs elūdet? elude us? quem ad finem to what end sēsē efferēnata iactābit audācia? will (your) unbridled boldness flaunt itself nihilne (has) nothing…

Cicero’s First Oration Against Catiline

Sentence 1 How long, pray, Catiline will you abuse our patience? Sentence 2 How long will that madness of yours make sport of us? Sentence 3 To what end will your unbridled audacity go on vaunting itself? Sentence 4 Have not the nightly garrisons of the Palatine, nor the watches of the city, nor the…

Julius Caesar Act II

Brutus wants to kill Caesar for the people of Rome. Cassius wants to kill Caesar because he is jealous of Caesar’s power and ambition. Why does Brutus want to kill Caesar? Why does Cassius? Act 1 begins March 14 and Act 2 begins March 15. When does Scene 2 Act 1 begin? Scen 2 Act…

western civ

Cicero 1) According to Cicero, what is the source of all law? According to Cicero the source of all law is knowing what nature’s gifts are to man and what the mind enjoys. Also what unites men that only natural fellowship does. 2) What is the relationship of civil law to law as Cicero defines…


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