February 22 - February 22, 2008 Cicero Continued Philippics...

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February 22, 2008 Cicero Continued Philippics (Demosthenes vs. Philip of Macedon) o Cicero vs. Anthony Anthony says some things about Cicero missing a Senate meeting Cicero apologizes and insults Anthony Argument ensues Cicero withdraws and writes the Philippics Models himself after Greek Demosthenes o Warning of threat o Philip ends up wiping out Athenians o Anthony’s attacks Cicero was behind the death of the Catiline conspirators Cicero planned Caesar’s murder o Cicero’s attacks Forger, drunkard, womanizer, coward, murderer Anthony is a hypocrite – offer a crown to Caesar Crowd didn’t like that Caesar pushes crown away Actually a political move on the part of Anthony and Caesar o Now sworn enemies Second Triumvirate o Anthony, Octavian, Lepidus (weaker) o Condemn a list of people to death, including Cicero o Cicero attempts to flee, is caught, killed, beheaded, and right hand is cut off
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course CLA 2120 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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February 22 - February 22, 2008 Cicero Continued Philippics...

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