This Day, December 7, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

DECEMBER 7 43 BCE: The famous orator Marcus Tullius Cicero died.  Cicero was a Patrician, member of the Senate and opponent of Julius Caesar.  Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Anthony and Octavian executed those whom they viewed as enemies of the state.  Cicero fell into that category. Tovább »

This Day, December 7, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

43 BCE: The famous orator Marcus Tullius Cicero died.Cicero was a Patrician, member of the Senate and opponent of Julius Caesar.Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Anthony and Octavian executed those whom they viewed as enemies of the state.Cicero fell into that category.Based on his public utterances, Cicero had no use for the Jews.