Cic. De oratore, iii.
For domains in Antigonid, Attalid and Bithynian realms, see Cic. De leg.
10; Cic. Off.
Under Roman supremacy in addition to earlier functions they had jurisdiction in cases of forgery, tampering with the standard measures, and probably other high crimes, the supervision of buildings, and the care of religion and of education (Cic. Fain.
Cic. 24; C.I.G.
He studied rhetoric with Cicero, and accompanied him to Rhodes in 78 B.C. Finding that he would never be able to rival his teacher he gave up rhetoric for law (Cic. Brut.
Cic. De dom.
For the purpose of passing the lex curiata, and probably for its other purposes as well, this comitia was in Cicero's day represented by but thirty lictors (Cic. de Lege Agraria, ii.
Therefore his contemporary, Cicero, who knew the early dialogues on Philosophy, the Eudemus and the Protrepticus, and also among the mature scientific writings the Topics, Rhetoric, Politics, Physics and De Coelo, to some extent, was justified by Aristotle's example and precept in drawing the line between two kinds of books, one written popularly, called exoteric, the other more accurately (Cic. De Finibus, v.
Cic. ad Fam.
26; Cic. Philippicae, viii.
273), or the workshop of Hephaestus and the Cyclopes (Cic. De divin.
In the and and 1st centuries B.C. Apollodorus, nicknamed laprorupavvos (" Lord of the Garden "), and Zeno of Sidon (who describes Socrates as " the Attic buffoon ": Cic. De nat.
Beginning with C. Amafinius or Amafanius (Cic. Acad.
Panormus, Segesta, with Centoripa, Halesa and Halikye, once Sicel but now Hellenized, kept the position of free cities (liberae et immunes, Cic. Ver y .
The Pythagorean philosophy, whose seat was in southern Italy, won adherents among the native chiefs (Cic. De senec. 12, cf.
1.50; Cic. De sen.
104; Cic. pro Sestio, 26, 57.17 Dio Cass.
Antipater was forced to assign to it " positive value," and to give it a place amongst " things preferred " (Cic. De fin.
24), a history of the Numantine War (Cic. Ad Fam.
101), when they seem to have received a limited form of franchise (Cic. Off.
In later times the art fell into disrepute, and the saying of Cato the Censor is well known, that he wondered how one haruspex could look another in the face without laughing (Cic. De div.
It was famous for its money transactions (Cic. Ad Pam.
This influence is illustrated by the proconsul Lucius Gellius Publicola (about 70 B.C.), who proposed to the representatives of the schools in Athens that he should help them to settle their differences (Cic. De leg.
46-73; Cic. de Repub., ii.