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Unformatted text preview: Cicero: The New Man Marcus Tullius Cicero Anthony Everitt Cicero The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician HBO Rome actor David Bamber Birth and Education 106 B.C.E. – Born on January 3 at Arpinum (ca. 60 miles southeast of Rome) 102 – Brother Quintus born 90 – Cicero assumes the toga virilis (cloak of manhood); educated at Rome Early Years 91-89 – Social War socii – Latin for allies (war against Italian allies) outcome - extension of Roman citizenship to Italians 81 – Cicero delivers his first speech (age 25) 82-79 – Civil War between Gaius Marius and Cornelius Sulla Gaius Marius (ca. 157-86 B.C.E.) born at Arpinum; humble family military reforms: improvement in organization, equipment and training Publius Cornelius Sulla Felix (ca. 138-79 B.C.E.) patrician family Dictator (82-79): empowers Senate (600); curbs tribunes; cursus honorum proscriptions (list of citizens subject to death; property confiscated) 80 – In Defense of Sextus Roscius of Ameria (town in Umbria)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course CLASSIC 20 taught by Professor Gurval during the Spring '00 term at UCLA.
- Spring '00
- Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar, Cicero, Publius