106-43 ; Rom. statesman, orator, & philosopher
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Origin of Ciceroafter Cicero
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- Cicero is splendid, but his orations are very difficult to translate.
- Aemilius Scaurus, praetor in 53 B.C. Cicero, speaking no doubt to his brief, gives them a very bad character, adding " ignoscent alii viri boni ex Sardinia; credo enim esse quosdam ".
- Verres returned to Rome in 70, and in the same year, at the request of the Sicilians, Cicero prosecuted him.
- P. 621; Cicero, De inventione, i.
- When Cicero was quaestor in Sicily (75 B.C.), he found the tomb of Archimedes, near the Agrigentine gate, overgrown with thorns and briers.