Most Influential Person

Roman statesman, lawyer, orator, and philosopher

Why Is Cicero Influential?

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According to Wikipedia, Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, philosopher, and academic skeptic, who tried to uphold optimate principles during the political crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire. His extensive writings include treatises on rhetoric, philosophy and politics, and he is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and served as consul in 63 BC.

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What Are Cicero's Academic Contributions?

Cicero is most known for their academic work in the field of law. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of communications, literature, and philosophy.

Cicero has made the following academic contributions:

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