When was Marcus Tullius Cicero?
January 3, 106 B.C.
What did Cicero study?
rhetoric, poetry, & philosophy
toga of the adult male
What did Cicero specialize in?
study of oratory & law
Where did Cicero get his education?
first at Athens,then Rhodes under the rhetorician Molo
What happened to Cicero after 2 years abroad?
returned to Rome & accomplished orator
Was Cicero married or divorced?
married twice, & divorced twice
Who was Cicero’s first wife?
What is the name of the daughter that came from Cicero’s first wife?
Tullia, Cicero’s favorite child, died
What is the name of the son that came from Cicero’s first wife?
Who did Cicero divorce Terentia for?
Cursus Honorum in Sicily
consul- highest executive
aedile- organized public games
a corrupt ex-governor of Sicily, on charges of extortion
the most eminent lawyer and orator, engaged by Verres
Cicero presented his evidence so well that Hortensius withdrew from the case
Verres went into voluntary exile
When did Cicero’s fame begin?
prosecution of Verres & became Rome’s foremost orator
When did Cicero become aedile?
in 69 B.C.
When did Cicero become praetor?
in 66 B.C.
When did Cicero become consul?
in 63 B.C.
one whose ancestors had never held a high office, new man
Who did Cicero suppress during his consulship?
a plot to destroy Rome
Who is the leader of the Catilinarian conspiracy?
Lucius Sergius Catilina
Lucius Sergius Catilina
a noble & a member of the Senate
a title given to national heroes, given to Cicero
over fifty speeches
defense of clients
defense of political nature
De Imperio Cn. Pompei
several treatises on oratory & philosophy based on Greek writings
De Natura Deorum
over 8 hundred
best friend, Atticus
various other friends
Brutus, Caesar’s assassin
Cicero was called upon by the Sicilians to help prosecute:
Cicero’s best friend:
law discussed in the speech De Imperio Cn. Pompei:
direct cause of Cicero’s death:
Cicero studied oratory & philosophy under the rhetorician:
Cicero’s claim to fame:
Cicero would be classified as:
De Amicitia is one of Cicero’s famous:
Cicero began his cursus honorum as quaestor in:
Cicero was forced into exile by:
After suppressing the Catalinarian conspiracy, Cicero was called:
Cicero’s birthplace was near:
engaged in a war with Mithridates, king of:
Cicero’s chief rival as a lawyer was:
About one hundred letters of Cicero have come down to us:
Cicero’s father belonged to the equestrain order:
The death of Cicero’s favorite child, Marcus, dealt him a crushing blow:
Cicero went into exile in Asia Minor:
Cicero was second only to Demosthenes in the field of oratory:
Cicero received his education in Rome, Athens, and Rhodes:
Cicero was put to death by order of Clodius:
De Senectute is considered one of Cicero’s greatest speeches:
Ciceros’ two marriages ended in divorce: