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  1. Marcus Tullius Cicero By Loren Causevic

  2. Background • Born in Arpina, Italy • On January 3rd, 106 BCE • In the higher middle class (equestrian order)

  3. Studies • Studied philosophy, rhetoric, and Greek and Latin literature in Rome, Athens, and Rhodes • Many orations for political events • Essays • Translating Greek works to Latin

  4. Rise and Fall • Became famous in 70 BCE • Elected as Consul in 63 BCE • First Triumvirate banished him in 58 BCE • Second Triumvirate had him killed on December 7th, 43 BCE

  5. Orations • 4 speeches against Catiline in 63 BCE • 14 speeches, Philippics, against Antony in 44 and 43 BCE

  6. Influence • Wrote letters which provided record of daily Roman life, allows us to see informal side of the Romans • Kept many records

  7. Bibliography • Tebben, Joseph R. “Cicero.” World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book | Online Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web.http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar115100. • Morey, William C. “The Times of Antony and Octavius.” Outlines of Roman History, Chapter 22.N.p., n.d. Web. http://www.forumromanum.org/history/morey22.html. • “Cicero.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 05 Jan. 2013. Web. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicero.