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Flashcards in Dictator Deck (111):
1

Tiro's shorthand system

Notae Tironianae

2

Quote at start of part one - "The melencholy of the antique world ..."

Flaubert

3

Part One - Exile

58-47BC

4

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always ...

a child

5

Distance Cicero has to get from Rome

400 miles

6

Shrine to be erected on Cicero's house

Liberty

7

Quaestor offering sanctuary in Thessalonica

Gnaeus Plancius

8

Highway to Byzantium

Egnatia

9

Island annexed by Clodius

Cyprus

10

Governor of Cyprus

Cato, assisted by Brutus (nephew)

11

Who comes to see Cicero from Rome

Titus Annius Milo

12

Milo's gladiator

Birria

13

Where does Tiro catch up with Caesar

Mutina

14

Caesar's staff officer who recognises Tiro

Publius Crassus (son of Marcus)

15

Caesar's accounts of his campaign

Commentaries

16

Word Caesar writes on Cicero's letter

Approved

17

Terentia's steward

Philotimus

18

Cicero family dog - terrier, killed

Myia

19

Right of citizens to demonstrate outside house of people responsible for grievance

Flagitatio

20

"It is human nature that what starts as gratitude quickly becomes dependency and ends as

entitlement

21

Statue puporting to by Liberty, installed by Clodius

Statue of courtesan, stolen from Tanagra by Appius, brother of Clodius

22

Who has had Terentia whipped

Clodia

23

Where is Quintus appointed grain commissioner by Pompey

Sardinia

24

Murdered philosopher

Dio of Alexandria

25

Who is the exiled pharaoh behind the murder of Dio

Ptolemy XII - the Flute Player

26

Dogs beloved of Egyptians

Greyhounds

27

Ptolemy's 11 year old daughter

Cleopatra

28

Present from Ptolemy to Cicero

Jade statue of Hedj-Wer, god of writing - baboon

29

Who provides Asicius with an alibi for the murder of Dio

Rufus

30

Whose house is attacked by the followers of Clodius

Milo

31

Who is Rufus prosecuting for bribery

Bestia

32

Who defends Rufus against the suit brought by Bestia and Clodius

Cicero

33

Atticus's new wife

Pilia

34

The Medea of the Palatine

Clodia (Cicero)

35

New villa left to Cicero in a will

Cumae - Lucrine Lake

36

Sybil ...

Lives in a jar in Cumae

37

What is the message from the triumvirate in Luca to Cicero

Shut up

38

Where do the Triumvirate meet

Luca (Luca accord)

39

Manuscripts in Sulla's library

Aristotle's Politics

40

Cicero's reworking of Aristotle

On the Republic

41

Month renamed July

Quintilus

42

Where is Crassus killed

Carrhae

43

Crassus's legate who sends news of his death

Cassius (Longinus)

44

Play Crassus's head is used as a prop during

The Bacchae

45

Crassus's mouth filled with

molton gold

46

Milo and Clodius fight at

Bovillae, Via Appia

47

Where is Clodius's funeral pyre

Senate chamber

48

Who owns the eating house of the eating house plot

Licinius (near Circus Maximus)

49

Who marries Cornelia, the widow of Publius Crassus

Pompey

50

Province drawn by Cicero

Cilicia (including Cyprus)

51

Final victory of Caesar's in Gaul

Uxellodunum (capture of Vercingetorix)

52

What does Caesar do to two thousand gallic fighters at Uxellodunum

Cuts their hands off

53

Tullia's new (third) husband

Publius Cornelius Dolabella

54

Cicero tells Tiro he'll meet "Where I was first visited by Tiro"

Thessalonica

55

Rhodian quniquereme where oarsman has a dream

Europa

56

Decisive battle of civil war, Pompey's defeat

Pharsalus

57

Where do Senate make for following defeat at Pharsalus

Corcyra (Corfu)

58

Ex-Tribune who puts Cicero under house arrest when he returns to Italy

Vatinius (ugliest man in Rome)

59

Kill stirring up trouble in Campania

Tiro and Rufus

60

Pompey killed in

Egypt - Pelusium

61

Pompey killed by

Achillas - Egyptian general and Lucius Septimus - military tribune

62

Anthony's new wife

Fulvia - widow of Clodius

63

Part Two

Redux - 47BC-43BC

64

Cicero and Terentia divorce at

Tusculum

65

Library at Tusculum

Lyceum (Aristotle)

66

Garden at Tusculum

Academy (Plato)

67

Cicero's favourite statue

Hermathena - gift fromAtticus

68

Book of oratory

Brutus

69

Brutus son of

Servilia - Caesar's old mistress

70

Companion volume to Brutus

Orator

71

Cassius married to ...

Brutus's sister

72

Cato commits suicide after battle of

Thaspus

73

Cato dies at

Utica

74

Gaulish chief strangled after Caesar's triumph

Vercingetorix

75

Senate meeting at

Pompey's theatre, Field of Mars

76

Pompey's sons leading uprising in Spain

Gnaeus and Sextus

77

Cicero's new properties

Astura (island) and Puteoli

78

Tullia dies of

Consumption

79

Cicero's work on grief

Consolation

80

Cicero's work on death

Tusculum Disputations

81

Ceasar circulates a riposte to Cicero's eulogy of

Cato

82

New Master of Horse stationed on Tibur Island on Ides of March

Lepidus

83

Gladiators nearby on the Ides of March provided by

Decimus

84

Caesar first struck by

Tillius Cimber and Publius Casca

85

Who knifes Brutus in the hand

Cassius

86

Caesar's last words

Even you?

87

Brutus cries out

Long Live Cicero

88

Assassins flee to

Capital

89

Appointed Caesar's heir

Octavius - now Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus

90

Caesar's eulogy delivered by

Mark Anthony

91

Poet mistakenly killed by mob

Helvius Cinna

92

Who bring Octavian to see Cicero

Balbus

93

New Pontifex Maximum

Lepidus

94

"I have put out my books and now my house has

a soul"

95

Cicero gives Tiro ...

On Friendship

96

Agathe owns the bathhouse in

Baiae

97

Natural phenomenon following the death of Caesar

Comet

98

Cicero's denounciations of Mark Anthony

Philippics (five)

99

Philippics named after

Demonthenes's oratons against Philip II

100

New consuls

Hirtius and Pansa - both die in battle

101

Hirtius suffering from what Hippocrates calls

Carcino

102

Decimus besieged by Mark Anthony at

Mutina (Modena)

103

Cicero says Octavian will be ...

Raised, Praised and Erased

104

Peace delegation sent to Mark Anthony

Piso, Philippus and Servius Sulpicius (who dies)

105

Spartan warriors

"I shall return either with my shield, or on it"

106

Battle at which Hirtius and Pansa both die

Forum Gallorum

107

"Will the Dog Star still rise on the same date?"

"It will do as it is told"

108

Who does Atticus lend money

Fulvia - Anthony's wife

109

Where do Octavian, Anthony and Lepidus meet

Bononia

110

Cicero killed at

Formiae

111

Cicero killed by

Caius Popillius Laenas (parricide defendant)