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Cicero
(4,825 words)

[German version]

I. Historic

M. Tullius C., born on 3 January 106 BC in  Arpinum. The Tullii Cicerones maintained manifold relations with the Roman urban aristocracy. They enabled C. to prepare for a public career in close association with the most important speakers of his time, L. Licinius Crassus (cos. 95) and M. Antony (cos. 99), as well as the leading authorities in civil and sacred law, Mucius Scaevola Augur and Mucius Scaevola Pontifex. The Social Wars and the subsequent civil war tur…

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Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main) and Leonhardt, Jürgen (Marburg/Lahn), “Cicero”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e234410>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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