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Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106–43 BCE), Roman attorney, orator, baby-kisser and thinker, of whom we all know greater than of the other Roman, lived throughout the stirring period which observed the increase, dictatorship, and demise of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In his political speeches specifically and in his correspondence we see the buzz, stress and intrigue of politics and the half he performed within the turmoil of the time. Of approximately 106 speeches, brought ahead of the Roman humans or the Senate in the event that they have been political, prior to jurors if judicial, fifty eight live to tell the tale (a few of them incompletely). within the fourteenth century Petrarch and different Italian humanists chanced on manuscripts containing greater than 900 letters of which greater than 800 have been written through Cicero and approximately a hundred by means of others to him. those manage to pay for a revelation of the fellow all of the extra remarkable simply because so much weren't written for booklet. Six rhetorical works live on and one other in fragments. Philosophical works comprise seven extant significant compositions and a few others; and a few misplaced. there's additionally poetry, a few unique, a few as translations from the Greek.

The Loeb Classical Library version of Cicero is in twenty-nine volumes.

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