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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the first section of A Practical Code of Behavior, whom does Cicero praise?

2. What do the respected men whom Cicero discusses have in common?

3. Cicero argues that ___________ is unnatural.

4. What favor did Cicero acknowledge Antony did for him?

5. What definition does Cicero give of a sharp practice?

Short Essay Questions

1. To some in section eight of A Practical Code of Behavior, how is it possible to excuse wrongdoing?

2. What are Antonius' arguments against Cicero, according to Cicero?

3. What do the Stoics and the Peripatetics think of the right and the advantage?

4. Whose murder does Antonius accuse Cicero of committing?

5. What is the second type of goodness for the Stoics?

6. What does Cicero say about Antonius' character?

7. What does Cicero argue men should not do in the third section of A Practical Code of Behavior?

8. What do the two sides presented in the sixth section of A Practical Code of Behavior argue about?

9. At the end of Attack on an Enemy of Freedom, what does Cicero say he wants for himself and Rome?

10. Who was left in charge of Rome during Caesar's absence, and how did that person fair?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Antonius ends Chapter 2 with an exhortation to Antonius to make peace with his country. Examine Antonius' actions and determine how he cannot be trusted based on Cicero's examination of his character. Use examples from the text to support your statements.

Essay Topic 2

Cicero opposes and criticizes Marcus Antonius who shared his power with Octavian. Six months after Caesar's assassination, Cicero addresses the political instability that resulted. Analyze Cicero's discussion of political instability that resulted from Caesar's rule. Use examples to support your discussion.

Essay Topic 3

Cicero considers objections made in hard moral cases, in business, and in law. Analyze the cases of evil as being unnatural and inhuman as discussed by Cicero. Choose one incident to examine and debate the accuracy of his conclusions.

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