Marcus Cicero Essays
How Clodius’ History Is Used to Blacken His Character in the 'Pro Milone' College
Despite the fact that the Cicero constructs his argument based on factual evidence of what took place during the time before the fight and during the fracas itself, we cannot deny the fact that Cicero does at times use Clodius’ past actions to aid...
Rhetorical Strategies of Identity-Construction in Juvenal's Satire VI and Cicero's Catiline Orations
In Satire VI and In Catilinam I and II, Juvenal and Cicero both make attacks on their enemies' personal conduct to construct a Roman identity while appealing to "Roman values." Their projects are indeed very similar; both raise questions of class,...
Cicero's Case Against Verres 11th Grade
Many of Cicero’s points are cleverly structured so as to provide the most convincing attack on Verres, for example when he discusses Verres’ behaviour in Aspendos he begins by describing how “nullum te Aspendi signum…reliquisse” (You have left no...