Marcus Tullius Cicero

On the Nature of the Gods


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De Natura Deorum (On the Nature of the Gods) outlines Stoic, Epicurean and Academic (Skeptical) views on religious questions. Problems discu…

On the Ends of Good and Evil


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On the Ends of Good and Evil (Latin: DE FINIBUS BONORUM ET MALORUM) discusses Skeptic, Epicurean, Stoic, Peripatetic and Academic views on t…

On the Laws


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On the Laws (Latin: De Legibus) was written shortly after Cicero's "On the Commonwealth" during the last years of the Roman Republ…

On Duties


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On Duties (Latin: DE OFFICIIS) discusses virtue, expediency and apparent conflicts between the two. St. Ambrose, St. Jerome and other Doctor…

Antologia de Discursos em Português


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Coleção de discursos famosos, traduzidos para o português ou escritos em português.

The Philippics


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A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

Treatises On Friendship And Old Age


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Friendship. Old Age. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher. He is considered one …

Tusculan Disputations


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Tusculan Disputations (Latin: TUSCULANARUM DISPUTATIONUM) is divided into five books which discuss death, pain, grief, perturbations and vir…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004


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A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 014


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independentl…

Speeches Against Catilina


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This volume contains the four speeches delivered by Cicero in 63 BC, when he was a consul, against the conspiracy headed by L. Sergius Catil…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 09


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…