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Dutch

Over het voorspellen van de toekomst

Marcus Tullius Cicero (author), W.A.M. Peters (translator)
Title
Over het voorspellen van de toekomst / Cicero ; vert., ingel. en van aantek. voorz. door Peters, W.A.M.
Author
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Translator
W.A.M. Peters
Language
Dutch
Original language
Latin
Original title
De divinatione
Publisher
Baarn: Ambo, 1992
160 p.
ISBN
90-263-1183-4
Placing suggestion
153.3 (SISO) Filosofen (ZIZO)

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About Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Marcus Tullius Cicero ( SISS-ə-roh; Latin: [ˈmaːrkʊs ˈtʊlːijʊs ˈkɪkɛroː]; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) 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.

His influence on the Latin language was immense. He wrote more than three-quarters of extant Latin literature that is known to have existed in his lifetime, and it has been said that subsequent prose was either a reaction ag…Read more on Wikipedia

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