Marcus Tullius Cicero (Cicero)

The writings of Cicero are divided into four distinct groups, corresponding to the way that the Loeb Classical Library has grouped them. Although the Loeb groupings are no doubt done to facilitate publishing his works, this still appears to be the best way to divide up the large number of Ciceronian texts. Within each group the works are placed in alphabetical order. The years listed for each of Cicero's works come from the Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, Oxford UP, 1993.

Texts

A. Rhetorical Treatises

TITLE

YEAR WRITTEN (MADE PUBLIC)

Brutus

46-44 B.C.

De Fato

44 B.C.

De Inventione

Before 81 B.C.

De Optimo Genere Oratorum

Perhaps 52 B.C. or 46-44 B.C.

De Oratore, Liber I-III

By end of 55 B.C.

De Partitione Oratoria

Late 50's B.C.

Orator

46-44 B.C.

Paradoxa Stoicorum  
Rhetorica ad Herennium  
Topica

46-44 B.C.

B. Orations

TITLE

YEAR WRITTEN (MADE PUBLIC)

De Domo Sua

Late 57 B.C.

De Haruspicum Responsis

Late 57 B.C.

De Imperio Cn. Pompei
     (or Pro Lege Manilia)

66 B.C.

De Lege Agraria Contra Rullum I-III

63 B.C.

De Provinciis Consularibus

56 B.C.

In Catilinam I-IV

8th November-5th December, 63 B.C.

In C. Verrem Actio I

70 B.C.

In C. Verrem Actio II Liber I-V

70 B.C. (printed but not spoken in court)

In Pisonem

56 B.C. (after De Provinciis Consularibus)

In Q. Caecilium

70 B.C. (prior to In C. Verrem Actio I)

In Vatinium

56 B.C.

Philippics I-XIV

2nd September 44 B.C. to mid-43 B.C.

Post Reditum in Senatu

Post-September 57 B.C.

Post Reditum ad Quirites

Post-September 57 B.C.

Pro A. Licinio Archia Poeta

62 B.C.

Pro Balbo

56 B.C.

Pro Caecina

69 B.C.

Pro Caelio

56 B.C.

Pro A. Cluentio Habito

66 B.C.

Pro Cn. Plancio

54 B.C.

Pro L. Flacco

59 B.C.

Pro M. Fonteio

69 B.C.

Pro Q. Ligario

45 B.C.

Pro M. Marcello

46 B.C.

Pro T. Annio Milone

52 B.C.

Pro Murena

63 B.C.

Pro Quinctio

81 B.C.

Pro Rabirio Perduellionis Reo

63 B.C.

Pro Rabirio Postumo

54 B.C.

Pro Rege Deiotaro

45 B.C.

Pro Sex. Roscio Amerino

80 B.C.

Pro Q. Roscio Comoedo

c. 77 B.C.

Pro Scauro

54 B.C.

Pro Sestio

56 B.C.

Pro Sulla

62 B.C.

C. Philosophical Treatises

TITLE

YEAR WRITTEN (MADE PUBLIC)

Academica I-II

45 B.C.

Cato Maior de Senectute

44 B.C.

De Divinatione

44 B.C.

De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

45 B.C.

De Legibus

52-45 B.C.

De Natura Deorum

44 B.C.

De Officiis

Finished November 44 B.C.

De Re Publica

Late 50's B.C.

Laelius de Amicitia

Late 44 B.C.

Tusculanarum Disputationum Libri

45-44 B.C.

D. Letters

TITLE

YEAR WRITTEN (MADE PUBLIC)

Commentariolum Petitionis
Uncertainty exists as to true author: possibly written by Marcus' brother, Quintus
Epistula ad Octavianum

Now believed to not be by Cicero

Epistularum ad Atticum M. Tulli Ciceronis Libri Sedecim

68-43 B.C.

Epistulae ad Brutum

43 B.C.

Epistulae ad Quintum Fratrem

Mostly 59-54 B.C.

Epistularum ad Familiares M. Tulli Ciceronis Libri Sedecim

Published posthumously by M. Tullius Tiro, freed ex-slave of Cicero