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Selected Works Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Selected Works by Cicero.

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Selected Works Summary

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Cicero: Selected Works is a translated and edited compilation of some of the most famous writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero. Cicero (106-43 B.C.) was a famous statesman, orator and philosopher who lived during the end of the Roman republic and the rise of the Roman empire. He was seen as among the most brilliant and civilized 'old men' of the Roman republic, even during the rule of Julius Caesar. After the death of Hortensius when Cicero was a young man, Cicero was widely regarded as the greatest orator in the entire Roman world. Yet Cicero did much more than this. He wrote many works, philosophical, rhetorical (concerning rhetoric), political, legal and oratorical.

This work contains four of Cicero's most important works and twenty-four of his letters. The first chapter is his famous oration "Against Verres." There are a series of seven speeches that Cicero made against the...

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