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Cĭcĕro , ōnis, m., = Κικέρων,
I.a Roman cognomen in the gens Tullia.
I. M. Tullius Cicero, the greatest of the Roman orators and writers; born on the 3d of January, 106 B.C. (648 A.U.C.), at Arpinum (hence Arpinae chartae, Mart. 10, 19, 17); “assassinated, at the age of sixty-three years, by the soldiers of Antonius, 43 B.C. (711 A.U.C.): ille se profecisse sciat, cui Cicero valde placebit,Quint. 10, 1, 112; Juv. 10, 114 al.— Hence,
B. Cĭcĕrōnĭānus , a, um, adj., Ciceronian: “simplicitas, Plin. praef. § 22: mensa,id. 13, 16, 30, § 102: “aquae,in the villa of Cicero, at Puteoli, medicinal to the eyes, id. 31, 2, 3, § 6.—Subst.: “Ciceronianus es, non Christianus,” i. e. a follower of Cicero, Hier. Ep. 22, n. 30.—
II. Q. Tullius Cicero, the brother of I., whose work, De petitione consulatūs, is yet extant.
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    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 10, 1.112
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