Cĭcĕro, ōnis, m., = Κικέρων, 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.
- 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.