What is a Barbarian?

Cicero takes a stab at definition:

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Cf. Dion. Hal. 14.6.4-6.

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One thought on “What is a Barbarian?

  1. It’s a pretty self-interested stab given Clodius’ quip that Cicero was the third foreign king of Rome. If you can’t be civilized, just lump all of mankind into the barbarous category. 🙂

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