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Quintus Tullius Cicero

Cicero, Quintus Tullius, c.102 B.C.–43 B.C., Roman general; brother of Cicero the orator. After service in Asia he accompanied Julius Caesar to Britain (55 B.C.); wintered in Gaul (54 B.C.), where he fought off the attacks of Ambiorix; and went to Cilicia (51 B.C.) as legate with his brother. He fought for Pompey in the battle of Pharsalus. He was proscribed and killed with his brother.

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