(10643 BC). Roman statesman, orator, and eclectic philos. Quaestor in Sicily 75; praetor 66; consul 63; banished 58; recalled 57; proconsul in Cilicia 5150. Sided with Pompey; later reconciled with Caesar; slain under 2d triumvirate. Fostered study of Gk.; noted for his orations, eclectic treatment of philos. and religious subjects. Works include De natura deorum; De finibus bonorum et maloram; De divinatione; De officiis; De amicitia.
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