Cicero: History & Philosophy

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Cicero was not just a Roman philosopher, he was also known as a/an:

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1. Cicero's main contribution to western philosophy was _____.

2. In his political career, Cicero would attack his opponents by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of Cicero's philosophy. You will be quizzed on Cicero's career, contributions to philosophy, and enduring legacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on the following elements of Cicero's life and career:

  • Positions held
  • His original contribution to philosophy
  • Main contribution to western philosophy
  • How he attacked his opponents
  • Where his legacy can be seen today

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the philosophy of Cicero
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about Cicero's life
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the career and philosophy of Cicero

Additional Learning

To learn more about this Roman politician and orator, review the corresponding lesson on Cicero's Philosophy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about Cicero's life and career
  • Discuss the deaths of Cicero and the Republic
  • Explore Cicero's philosophy
  • Review the legacy of Cicero
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