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Marcus Porcius Cato.

Marcus Porcius Cato [1] (234 BC, Tusculum – 149 BC) wis a Roman statesman, commonly referred tae as Censorius (the Censor), Sapiens (the Wise), Priscus (the Auncient), or Major, Cato the Elder, or Cato the Censor, (tae distinguish him frae his great-grandson, Cato the Younger) kent for his conservatism an opposeetion tae Hellenization.[2]

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  1. Properly, Marcus Porcius Marci filius Cato - Marcus Porcius Cato, son o Marcus
  2. "Marcus Porcius Cato". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2012.