The Philippics are a series of speeches in which Cicero attempted to ruin the credibility of Mark Antony, hoping to have him declared a public enemy of Rome.
Bouchard, Elsa. "Cicero's Philippics". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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