The great Roman orator par excellence is Cicero: dozens of speeches as a lawyer and as a politician, probably the most important and best known are the famous Catilinarians.
Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra?
However, it is possible that in his own time there was an even better orator.
What happens is that this other person was too busy in the conquest of Gaul.
Of course, because of his political facet, Julius Caesar also had to speak publicly frequently. Simply put, his military duties did not let him shine as brightly as Cicero.
This begs the question of how many potential geniuses in this or that discipline may not have flourished for one reason or another.
Perhaps I would now be sending out quantum physics newsletters if I had enjoyed science classes in high school.
If I had enjoyed my classes in Translation and Interpreting, I might not have studied Classical Philology and my life would be totally different.
Now you may be wondering: what if… … … Latin and Greek?
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