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Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician Setting & Symbolism

Anthony Everitt
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Rome

Rome was the center city of the Roman Empire and the setting of most of the major events of Cicero's life.

Tusculum

Tusculum was the location of Cicero's favorite villa and where he often retreated during times of controversy.

Arpinum

Arpinum was Cicero's hometown and the hometown of his family.

The Forum

The Forum was the political and religious center of Rome where the Senate was located.

The Senate

The collection of Roman Senators that was the ruling body of the Roman Empire until Caesar became dictator was called the Senate. Cicero was a senator and believed in senatorial supremacy.

The Consulship

The leading office within the Senate was the consulship; the Roman Senate had two Consuls a year who switched power each month. Cicero served as Consul.

Tribunes

The office within Roman government that represented the masses was calledTribune. Catalina made great trouble for Cicero and...

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