This bronzed bust is the reflection of the greatest orator and most famous lawyer of Rome: Marcus Tullius Cicero. It is a replica of the original out of the 1st century BC.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
In the end of his life Cicero was the most famous orator, which ever followed out of the Antiquity. At the same time he was a writer, philosopher, politician and lawyer. In the year 63 BC he hold the office of the consul and therefor was on the top of the Roman Republic.
But this destiny by no means was given to him only by birth. He comes out of a family from the second highest social class in Roman society - the way up had to be obtained by him as a lawyer and later politician hardly.
The gift of rhetoric - words can be weapons
His opponents came from aristocracy and military. They were better connected then he was, corrupt and scheming. Cicero succeeded his rise by skilled use of tactics, reliable friendships and mainly: through his enormously rhetorical talent. The last years of Cicero a characterised by bitter conflicts against his opponents.
The bust of Marcus Cicero therefore not only is the reflection of a famous man. It is a piece of art made of alabaster, that shall mark the power of speech, philosophy and as well the tragedy. Order the replica of the famous original in our shop now!
- material: fine alabaster
- height 53 x width 35 x depth 27 cm
- free shipping within Germany
- weight of the bust Cicero circa 18 kg