Marcus Porcius Cato

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Cato, Marcus Porcius

(234–149 B.C.) Roman statesman known for conservatism; taxed luxuries. [Rom. Hist.: EB, II: 645]
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Although there is evidence that Greek colonies in Italy were making something similar, it was in the 3rd century BC that Marcus Porcius Cato mentions a 'flat round of dough dressed with olive oil, herbs, and honey baked on stones'.
Yellin (both of whom are Fellows at Liberty Fund), Cato: A Tragedy, And Selected Essays is a compilation of the writings of Joseph Addison, beginning with his "Cato: A Tragedy" which is an account of the final hours of Marcus Porcius Cato (95-46 B.C.), a Stoic whose deeds, rhetoric, and resistance to the tyranny of Julius Caesar made him an icon of republicanism, virtue, and liberty6 to this very day.
These were the words of Marcus Porcius Cato, the Censor.