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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

Colour of Cicero's toga during exile

Black

6

Governor of Sicily who refuses Cicero permission to land

Gaius Vergilius

7

Distance Cicero has to get from Rome

400 miles

8

Shrine to be erected on Cicero's house

Liberty

9

Friend providing sanctuary near Brindisium

Flaccus

10

Where does Cicero land in Illyricum

Dyrrachium

11

Where does Cicero intend making for

Epirus - Atticus

12

Governor denying sanctuary in Macedonia

Apuleius Saturnius

13

Quaestor offering sanctuary in Thessalonica

Gnaeus Plancius

14

Highway to Byzantium

Egnatia

15

Town on border with Macedonia

Lychnidos

16

Where had Terentia had to take refuge

House of the Vestal Virgins

17

Island annexed by Clodius

Cyprus

18

Governor of Cyprus

Cato, assisted by Brutus (nephew)

19

King of Armenia lodged with

Lucius Flavius (by Pompey)

20

Friend of Pompey's killed by Clodius's followers

Marcus Papirius

21

Couriers between Rome and Thessalonika provided by

Epiphanes

22

Who comes to see Cicero from Rome

Titus Annius Milo

23

Milo's gladiator

Birria

24

What is Milo's profession

Gladiator school

25

Senior consul in Rome at the time of Cicero's exile

Piso

26

Piso governorship after consul

Macedonia

27

Where does Tiro catch up with Caesar

Mutina

28

Caesar's staff officer who recognises Tiro

Publius Crassus (son of Marcus)

29

Caesar's accounts of his campaign

Commentaries

30

Where does Caesar battle with the Helvetii

Bibracte

31

Caesar's aide-de-camp

Aulus Hirtius (later consul)

32

Word Caesar writes on Cicero's letter

Approved

33

Who is at Brindisium to meet Cicero

Tullia

34

Which villa does Cicero inspect on his way back to Rome

Formiae

35

River Almo

Temple of the Great Mother

36

Cicero makes offerings to

Minerva

37

Consul when Cicero returns from exile

Lentulus Spinther, Metellus Nepos

38

Terentia's steward

Philotimus

39

Cicero family dog - terrier, killed

Myia

40

Cicero's nephew

Quintus jr

41

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

Flagitatio

42

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

entitlement

43

Cicero appeals the destruction of his house on Victory Rise to

Pontifical college, old Regia

44

Only absent pontiff

Caesar

45

Senior pontiff hearing Cicero's appeal

Publius Albinovanus

46

Statue puporting to by Liberty, installed by Clodius

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

47

Compensation granted to Cicero for damage to property

Palatine - 2mTusculum - 0.5mFormiae - 0.25m

48

Who contributes builders to help Cicero

Pompey

49

House Cicero takes refuge in when attacked by Clodios's followers

Tettius Damio

50

Who has had Terentia whipped

Clodia

51

Where is Quintus appointed grain commissioner by Pompey

Sardinia

52

Murdered philosopher

Dio of Alexandria

53

Where was Dio staying

Titus Coponius

54

Who is the exiled pharaoh behind the murder of Dio

Ptolemy XII - the Flute Player

55

Three candidates to assist Ptolemy XII

Spinther, Crassus, Pompey

56

Reward for the restoration of Ptolemy XII

6,000 gold talents

57

Dogs beloved of Egyptians

Greyhounds

58

Ptolemy's 11 year old daughter

Cleopatra

59

Who is accused of killing Dio

Publius Asicius - Pompey's estate manager

60

Present from Ptolemy to Cicero

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

61

Who provides Asicius with an alibi for the murder of Dio

Rufus

62

Whose house is attacked by the followers of Clodius

Milo

63

Who is Rufus prosecuting for bribery

Bestia

64

Why does Cicero offer to defend Bestia

He saved Publius Sestia in the forum

65

What is the countersuit against Rufus brought by Bestia and Clodius

Political violence, poisoning of Clodia

66

Who defends Rufus against the suit brought by Bestia and Clodius

Cicero

67

Rufus's trial starts on the festival of the ...

great mother

68

Rufus's other advocate

Crassus

69

Atticus's new wife

Pilia

70

Tullia's new husband

Furius Crassipes

71

The Medea of the Palatine

Clodia (Cicero)

72

Blind ancestor of Clodia who Cicero pretend's to be

Appius Claudius

73

New villa left to Cicero in a will

Cumae - Lucrine Lake

74

Pompey's new suburban villa

Pincian Hills

75

Sybil ...

Lives in a jar in Cumae

76

Who brings news of the meeting at Luca to Cicero

Lucius Vibullius Rufus - officer of Pompey's

77

What is the message from the triumvirate in Luca to Cicero

Shut up

78

Where do the Triumvirate meet

Luca (Luca accord)

79

Five year governorships ...

Pompey to Spain, Crassus to Syria

80

What does Cicero call his long letter to Pompey

Palinode

81

Who returns from Cyprus at this time

Cato and Brutus

82

Who grants Quintus a commission at Cicero's request

Caesar

83

Which empire does Crassus attack

Parthian

84

Governor of Syria who restores Ptolemy XII

Gabinius

85

Crassus's wife

Tertulla

86

Publius Crassus's new bride

Cornelia - daughter of Scipio Nasica

87

Who has Milo married

Faustus - twin sister of Sulla

88

Manuscripts in Sulla's library

Aristotle's Politics

89

Cicero's reworking of Aristotle

On the Republic

90

Where does Tiro fall ill

Arpinium

91

Greek doctor sent by Cicero to treat Tiro

Andricus

92

Praetor who frees Tiro

Caius Marcellus

93

Month renamed July

Quintilus

94

Where is Crassus killed

Carrhae

95

Crassus's legate who sends news of his death

Cassius (Longinus)

96

Parthian king

Orodes II

97

Parthian capital

Seleucia

98

Parthian commander

Sillaces

99

Play Crassus's head is used as a prop during

The Bacchae

100

Crassus's mouth filled with

molton gold

101

Elections that year

Clodius as praetor, Milo for consul

102

Fasces of missing consuls placed in ...

Temle of Libitina, goddess of the dead

103

Why does Milo travel to Lanuvium

New priest for the Temple of Juno the Saviour

104

Milo and Clodius fight at

Bovillae, Via Appia

105

Who throws a javelin at Clodius

Birria

106

Who kills Clodius

Milo

107

Senator who brings Clodius's body home

Sextus Tedius

108

Where is Clodius's funeral pyre

Senate chamber

109

In the absence of consuls, who is the interrex

Lepidus

110

Where does the Senate meeting after the chamber is burnt down

Pompey's theatre

111

Who owns the eating house of the eating house plot

Licinius (near Circus Maximus)

112

Who is given the task of selling Milo's assets to help his wife

Philotimus

113

Who marries Cornelia, the widow of Publius Crassus

Pompey

114

Pompey's father in law now ...

Scipio Nasica

115

Province drawn by Cicero

Cilicia (including Cyprus)

116

Cilicia borders ...

Syria

117

Current governor of Cilicia

Appius Clodius Pulcher (Clodius's brother)

118

Standing army for Cicilian governor

14000

119

Praetors Cicero appoints with him for Cilcia

Caius Pomptinus and Quintus

120

Tullia has just been divorced by ...

Crassipes

121

Pompey's summer villa

Tarentum

122

Final victory of Caesar's in Gaul

Uxellodunum (capture of Vercingetorix)

123

What does Caesar do to two thousand gallic fighters at Uxellodunum

Cuts their hands off

124

Principle professor at the Athens academy, Epicurean

Aristus

125

First town in Cilicia

Laodicea

126

Cassius besieged by the son of the King of Parthia at

Antioch

127

Revolting fortress in Cicilia

Pindessium

128

Tullia's new (third) husband

Publius Cornelius Dolabella

129

Greek merchant Tiro stays with while sick in Patrae

Lyso

130

Greek doctor attendingto Tiro in Lyso

Asclapo

131

House Tiro moves to in Patrae

Manius Curius

132

Where does Cicero withdraw to when Caesar invades Italy

Formiae

133

Boys' tutor in Cicilia (informant)

Dionysus

134

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

Thessalonica

135

Port Caesar seizes in Illyricum

Apollonia

136

Caesar's deputy in the civil war

Mark Anthony

137

Pompey's camp in Illyricum

Apsos

138

Cicero's tent next to Cato's nephew

Brutus

139

Battle won by Pompey

Dyrrachium

140

Via Egnatia

Road to Byzantium

141

Pompey's naval commander in civil war

Caius Coponius

142

Rhodian quniquereme where oarsman has a dream

Europa

143

Decisive battle of civil war, Pompey's defeat

Pharsalus

144

Where do Senate make for following defeat at Pharsalus

Corcyra (Corfu)

145

Temple senate meets in on Corcyra

Zeus

146

Son of Pompey who attacks Cicero

Gnaeus

147

Who saves Cicero from Gnaeus Pompey

Cato

148

Who does Cicero find when he returns to Curius's house in Patrae

Quintus, Marcus, Quintus Jr

149

Where has Pompey fled to meet his wife following defeat at Pharsalus

Lesbos

150

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

Vatinius (ugliest man in Rome)

151

New Master of Horse

Mark Anthony

152

Kill stirring up trouble in Campania

Tiro and Rufus

153

Pompey killed in

Egypt - Pelusium

154

Pompey killed by

Achillas - Egyptian general and Lucius Septimus - military tribune

155

Anthony's wife, later divorced

Antonia

156

Anthony's new wife

Fulvia - widow of Clodius

157

Anthony's mistress

Volumnia Cytheris - nude actress

158

Caesar in Egypt with

Cleopatra

159

Cato raising an army in

Egypt

160

Ceasar returns to Italy via

Tarentum

161

Part Two

Redux - 47BC-43BC

162

Cicero and Terentia divorce at

Tusculum

163

Library at Tusculum

Lyceum (Aristotle)

164

Garden at Tusculum

Academy (Plato)

165

Cicero's favourite statue

Hermathena - gift fromAtticus

166

Book of oratory

Brutus

167

Brutus son of

Servilia - Caesar's old mistress

168

Companion volume to Brutus

Orator

169

Lucullus's property next door now owned by

Hirtius

170

Cassius married to ...

Brutus's sister

171

Woman Tiro encounters in Dolabella's house

Metella

172

Cato commits suicide after battle of

Thaspus

173

Cato dies at

Utica

174

Gaulish chief strangled after Caesar's triumph

Vercingetorix

175

Senate meeting at

Pompey's theatre, Field of Mars

176

Pompey's sons leading uprising in Spain

Gnaeus and Sextus

177

Cicero's new properties

Astura (island) and Puteoli

178

Cicero marries again

Publilia

179

Tullia's sone

Publius Lentulus

180

Tullia dies of

Consumption

181

Cicero's work on grief

Consolation

182

Cicero's work on death

Tusculum Disputations

183

Dolabella wounded at

Munda

184

Ceasar circulates a riposte to Cicero's eulogy of

Cato

185

Client who leaves estate at Puteoli to Cicero

Cluvius

186

Engineer that dies when Caesar is in Puteoli

Mamurra - apoplexy

187

Ceasar has seventh month renamed

July

188

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

Lepidus

189

Gladiators nearby on the Ides of March provided by

Decimus

190

Caesar first struck by

Tillius Cimber and Publius Casca

191

Who knifes Brutus in the hand

Cassius

192

Caesar's last words

Even you?

193

Brutus cries out

Long Live Cicero

194

Assassins flee to

Capital

195

Who summons the Senate following the assassination

Mark Anthony

196

Lepidus married to

Junia Secunda (Brutus's sister)

197

Anthony convenes Senate at

Temple of Tellus

198

Consul's appointed by Caesar before assassination

Mark Anthony and Dolabella

199

Where did Caesar make a new will

Lavicum

200

Who is now living in Pompey's old house

Mark Anthony

201

Appointed Caesar's heir

Octavius - now Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus

202

Octavian is son of

Caesar's niece Atia

203

How much to every citizen in Caesar's will

300s, public park along the Tibur

204

Caesar's eulogy delivered by

Mark Anthony

205

Poet mistakenly killed by mob

Helvius Cinna

206

Who bring Octavian to see Cicero

Balbus

207

New Pontifex Maximum

Lepidus

208

Brutus's current position

Urban Praetor - Games of Apollo

209

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

a soul"

210

Cicero gives Tiro ...

On Friendship

211

Agathe owns the bathhouse in

Baiae

212

Natural phenomenon following the death of Caesar

Comet

213

Senate now meeting at

Temple of Concordia

214

Cicero's denounciations of Mark Anthony

Philippics (five)

215

Philippics named after

Demonthenes's oratons against Philip II

216

Atticus's new villa

Lake Volsinii

217

New consuls

Hirtius and Pansa - both die in battle

218

Hirtius suffering from what Hippocrates calls

Carcino

219

Decimus besieged by Mark Anthony at

Mutina (Modena)

220

Cicero says Octavian will be ...

Raised, Praised and Erased

221

Peace delegation sent to Mark Anthony

Piso, Philippus and Servius Sulpicius (who dies)

222

Spartan warriors

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

223

Assassin tortured and killed by Dollabella

Trebonius

224

Battle at which Hirtius and Pansa both die

Forum Gallorum

225

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

"It will do as it is told"

226

Who does Atticus lend money

Fulvia - Anthony's wife

227

Tiro acquires some ...

Hemlock

228

Elderly neighbour killed in Rome

Caesetius Rufus

229

Where do Octavian, Anthony and Lepidus meet

Bononia

230

Cicero killed at

Formiae

231

Cicero killed by

Caius Popillius Laenas (parricide defendant)