The Greatest Roman Orator
Definitions of Rhetoric
Rhetoric is "speech designed to persuade."
"Rhetoric is one great art comprised of five lesser arts: inventio, dispositio, elocutio, memoria, and pronunciatio."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
(January 3, 103 B.C.E. - December 7, 43 B.C.E.)
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO. Photogravure from the marble bust in the Prado Gallery at Madrid
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