Cicero, Brutus. Orator

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(The numbers refer to the sections, indicated on the margins.)

  • Academy, its influence on Cicero, 12
  • Accius, Lucius, Roman tragic poet, 36, 156
  • Aelius, Lucius A. Stilo, 230
  • Aeschines, Attic orator, 26, 29, 57, 110, 111, 235
  • Aesculapius, 155
  • Aesopus, actor, 109, note a
  • Africani, distinguished Roman family mentioned by Cicero in the oration Pro Cornelio, 232
  • Agamemnon, 74
  • Ala, proper name derived from Axilla, q.v., 153
  • Albucius, Titus, his style satirized by Lucilius, 149
  • Amplification (αὔξησις), 126 f.
  • Analogists, their rules for the genitive plural, 155 f.; for certain other forms, 157–159
  • Anapaests, found in Isocrates, 190
  • Anaxagoras, Greek philosopher, teacher of Pericles, 15
  • Anomalists, 155, note d
  • Antipater, Lucius Coelius, Roman historian, 230
  • Antonius, Marcus, Roman orator, 18, 33, 69, 100, 105, 106, 132
  • Apelles, Greek painter, 5, 73
  • Aratus, Greek poet, author of the Phaenomena which was translated by Cicero, 152, note b
  • Archaisms, 201 f.
  • Archilochus, Greek iambic poet, 4
  • Aristophanes, Greek comic poet, 29; versus Aristophaneus, 190
  • Aristophaneus, anapaestic line, 190, v. anapaests
  • Aristotle, Greek philosopher, 5, 46, 62, 94, 114, 127, 214; his Rhetoric cited, 114, 172, 192, 194, 196, 214, 218, 228
  • Arrangement of the oration, 50
  • Arrangement of words in a sentence, threefold purpose of, 149
  • “Asiatic” orators, 25, 27, 57, 226, 231
  • Aspirate, proper use of in certain Latin words, 160
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  • Atticism, true and false, 24–32, 76–90
  • Atticists (Attici novi), 23, 28, 89, 234, 235; object to the use of rhythm in prose, 170
  • Atticus, Titus Pomponius, friend of Cicero: his Liber Annalis, 120
  • Axilla, supposed original form of Ahala (Gaius Servilius), 153
  • Bellius, later form of the name Duellius, 153
  • Bruges, used by Ennius instead of the (later) form Phryges, 160
  • Brutus, dialogue on Roman orators by Cicero, 23
  • Brutus, Marcus Junius, to whom the Orator is dedicated; tribute to his character, 33 f.; objects to Isocrates, 40; an Academic, 51, note b; requests Cicero to write the Orator, 1, 52, 237; addressed by name, passim
  • Burrus, used by Ennius instead of the (later) form Pyrrhus, 160
  • Caepio, cited as the preferred spelling, 160
  • Calchas, 74
  • Carbo, Gaius Papirius, the Younger, 213
  • Caria, style of oratory prevalent in, 25, 57
  • Carneades, head of the New Academy, 51
  • Cartago, preferred form of Carthago, 160
  • Carthaginians, 153
  • Catilina, Lucius Sergius, 129
  • Cato, Marcus Porcius (Censor), 152
  • Cato, Marcus Porcius (Uticensis), 41
  • Cato, polemic by Cicero in defence of Marcus Porcius Cato (Uticensis), 35
  • Ceres, statue of, at Henna, 210
  • Cetegus, preferred form of Cethegus, 160
  • Charmadas, Academic philosopher, pupil of Carneades, 51
  • Chrysippus, Stoic philosopher, 115
  • Cicero, a discussion of his oratorical style, 106-109; his use of emotional passages, 128-132; his studies, 146 f.; his literary activity, 148; speeches quoted, Pro Caecina, 102, In Catilinam, 129, Pro Cluentio, 103, 107, 108, De Consulatu suo, 210, Pro Cornelio, 103, 108, 225, 232, Pro Flacco, 131, Pro lege Manilia, 102, Pro Milone, 165; Pro Rabirio, 102, Pro Roscio Amerino, 107, 108, Pro Scauro, 223, Pro Titinia, 129, In Verrem, 103, 129, 131, 167, 210
  • Civil law, orator’s training in, 120; needs the help of the orator, 141; teaching of, why considered more
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