Imperium Flashcards Preview

Mastermind 2016 - Robert Harris > Imperium > Flashcards

Flashcards in Imperium Deck (155):
1

Part One

Senator - 79-70BC

2

Narrator of Cicero books

Tiro

3

How long was Tiro Cicero's secretary

36 years

4

What has Tiro developed to assist his work

Shorthand

5

How old is Tiro when he writes the books

Nearly 100

6

Paper Tiro writes on

Hieratica

7

Meaning of Imperium

Power of life and death, as vested by the state in an individual

8

Cicero family estate

Arpinium

9

Where did Cicero study Philosophy in Athens

The Academy (Aristotle)

10

Leading exponent of the Asiatic school

Quintus HORTENTIUS Hortalus

11

Hortentius's nickname

The Dancing Master

12

Who does Cicero travel to Rhodes to consult

Apollonius Molon

13

Molon: "Nothing dries more quickly ..."

"... than a tear"

14

Where does Molon take Cicero to practice

The beach

15

Cicero's younger brother

Quintus

16

Cicero's cousin

Lucius

17

Cicero's two great friends

Servius, Atticus

18

Entry qualification to Senate

31 years old, a million sesterces

19

Who does Cicero marry for money

Terentia

20

Cicero's first government post

Quaestor, Sicily

21

Which port does Cicero travel from Sicily via

Puteoli

22

Who humiliates Cicero on the quay at Puleoli

Verres

23

Cicero's daughter

Tullia - Tulliola

24

Cicero's junior secretaries

Sositheus and Laurea

25

Cicero's steward

Eros

26

Terentia's business manager

Philotimus

27

Cicero's household philospher

Diodotus and Stoic

28

Cicero's name derived from ...

Chickpea

29

Visitor to Cicero with case against Verres

Sthenius of Thermae

30

Chief executioner of Siciliy

Sextius

31

Sthenius's stolen treasures

Corinthian and Delian bronzes, Myron's Discus Thrower, Polycleitus's Spear Bearer, silver cups by Mentor

32

Marcus Cicero is the second best lawyer in Rome. Who's the first

Hortensius

33

Who does Cicero defend from the charge of paricide

Caius POPILLIUS Laenas

34

How many senators

600

35

How many praetors

8

36

How many consuls

2

37

Most senators are ...

Pedarii - men who vote with their feet

38

Who is putting down the Slave Revolt (Spartacus)

Marcus Crassus

39

Who is fighting in Spain

Pompey the Great

40

Who is winning victories against King Mithradates

Lucius Lucullus

41

Consul's chair

Curule

42

Who had built the National Archive six years earlier

Catulus

43

Catulus blamed suicide of his father on ...

Gratidianus (distant relative of Cicero's)

44

Who killed Gratidianus

Sergius Cataline

45

Quintus's wife

Pomponia (Atticus's sister)

46

What is Servius's advice to Sthenius

Suicide

47

One power left to tribunes

Potestas auxilii ferendi - protection to private persons against unjust decisions of magistrates

48

"You will never conquer Rome is you cannot rule ..."

"... your wife"

49

Headquarters of the Tribunes

Basilica Porcia

50

How many tribunes

Ten

51

Speaker in the Basilica Porcia

Cato

52

What is Cato arguing for

A pillar

53

Age qualification for consulship

42

54

Who raids Cicero's house looking for Sthenius

Timarchides, freedman of Verres

55

Homeland of both Pompey and Afrianus

Picenum

56

Crassus's son

Publius

57

How many slaves does Crassus crucify

6,000 - 350 miles, 117 paces

58

What does Crassus have to settle for instead of a triumph

An Ovation

59

Where does voting, etc, take place

Fields of Mars

60

Where does Pompey set up his HQ

Villa Publica

61

Pompey to hold games dedicated to

Hercules

62

Crassus to provide free food for ...

three months

63

Cicero's tribe

Cornelia

64

Cicero's election slogan

Justice and Reform

65

Lepida marries

Scipio Nasica

66

Pompey's son

Gnaeus

67

Verres's wedding present to Scipio

Myron bronze of Apollo - shrine of Aesculapius at Agrigentum

68

Cato's half sister

Servilia

69

Cato's philosopher

Antipater the Stoic

70

Servilia's advice to Cicero on Verres's prosecution

Drop it

71

Extortion court meets for the trial of Verres

Temple of Castor and Pollux

72

How abstained from choosing Verres's prosecutor

Catulus

73

Governor of Sicily

Lucius Meteelus

74

Young man who works for Cicero during trial

Giaus Frugi

75

How much does Cicero try to borrow from Terentia

100,000 st - gets half

76

Where does Publius Gavius say he's escaped from

Stone Quarries in Syracuse

77

Pirate Captain in alliance with Verres

Heracleo

78

What does Cicero raid in Syracuse

Offices of the revenue collectors

79

Director of the revenue collectors

Carpinatius

80

Former financial director who has kept a set of records

Vibius

81

Who built the stone quarries

Dionysus the Tyrant

82

Sicilian word edikaiothesan

Death penalty

83

Name of fictitious moneylender

Gaius Verrucius - Verres

84

How many days does Cicero take to set out his prosecution of Verres

10

85

Who enters the senate at the same time Cicero is elected aedile

Julius Caesar

86

Caesar claims decent from ...

Venus

87

Verres defence lawyer

Hortensias

88

Junior counsel for Verres

Scipio Nasica - Cato's love rival

89

Limit of Cornelian law

48 witnesses

90

Cicero's first witness

Sthenius of Thermae

91

Who was the first advocate Sthenius went to for advice

Hortensias

92

What did Publius Gavius cry as he was flogged

I am a Roman citizen

93

Who persuades Cicero to settle with Verres

Pompey

94

What does Cicero eventually accept

1.5m

95

What did Verres give Hortensias

Ivory sphinx

96

Part two

Praetorian: 68-64BC

97

Aediles headquarters

Temple of Ceres

98

Festival of Ceres tradition

Foxes with torches

99

Cicero's mansion in the Alban Hills

Tusculum

100

Cicero's Tusculum house has once belonged to ...

Sulla

101

Pompey's crony who becomes a tribune

Gabinius

102

Cicero's gift to Pompey

Letter inthe hand of Zeno

103

How does Lucius take his life

Hemlock

104

Where do they take Lucius's ashes

Arpinium

105

Cicero's mother

Helvia

106

Who attacks Ostia while Cicero is in Arpinium

Pirates

107

Pompey's third wife

Mucia

108

Pompey's daughter

Pompeia

109

Destroyed at Ostia

19 consular war triremes

110

Pompey divides Mediterranean into how many zones

Fifteen

111

Who places the bill proposing Imperium to defeat the pirates

Gabinius

112

Who does Tiro catch with Pompey's wife Mucia

Julius Ceasar

113

Where did the Rostra get its name

Six ships battering rams or beaks, captured from the carthiginians

114

How long an imperium does the lex Gabinia grant

Three years

115

Who does Cicero want Pompey to emulate when he refuses command

Cincinnatus

116

Crassus's "shadow", mocked by Catullus for affected speech

Quintus Arrius

117

The only lasting glory is on the page or

The battlefield

118

Historical figure Crassus compares Cicero to

Tiberius Gracchus - agrarian bill

119

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

a child

120

Where was Tiberius Gracchus murdered

Temple of Fides

121

Word Pompey writes on Cicero's dispatch

Agreed

122

Tribune who decides not to veto lex Gabinia

Trebellius

123

Clamour on the passing of lex Gabinia kills ...

a raven

124

Which court does Cicero win as preator

Extortion

125

Who does Tullia marry first

Frugi

126

How long does it take Pompey to wipe out the pirate threat

49 days

127

Where does Terentia go to pray each day

Temple of the Good Goddess - Aventine Hill

128

New apprentice

Marcus Caelius Rufus

129

Games of Apollo held by

Hybrida - Urban Praetor

130

Vestal Virgin Cateline is accused of seducing

Fabia - Terentia's half sister

131

Province Cateline governs

Africa

132

Who decides to prosecute Cataline for his governorship of Africa

Publius Clodius Pulcher

133

Cicero's son

Marcus

134

Who eventually defends Catiline

Tarquatus

135

Catiline nearly found guilty - ie ...

aquitted per infamiam

136

Where does Cicero go campaigning for the consulship

Nearer Gaul

137

Where does Caelius go after Cicero

Crassus

138

Provincial capital of Nearer Gaul

Placentia

139

Atticus a devote follower of ...

Epicurus - ataraxia, freedom from disturbance

140

Hybrida running for consulship with ...

Catiline

141

Ranunculus's nickname

Tadpole

142

Name given to Pompey's house on the Esquiline

domus rostra

143

Salinatus's bar

Bacchante

144

Who does Rufus smuggle into Crassus's house to overhear his meeting

Tiro

145

What is on the tapestry behind which Tiro hides behind in Crassus's house

Diana bringing down a stag with a spear

146

First item of Crassus's agenda

Egypt

147

Where are the public lands Crassus intends to give away

Campagnia

148

How much has Crassus spent on the elections

20m

149

How big is the commission proposed by Crassus's coup

10

150

Who does Cicero send the transcript of Crassus's meeting to

Hortensias

151

Where does Cicero meet the aristocrats with evidence of Crassus's scheme

Palace of Lucullus

152

Who demands Tiro passes a shorthand test

Catulus

153

Flag hoisted during election

Red, over the Janiculum Hill

154

How many centuries does Cicero have voting for his consulship

193

155

Age of Cicero when consul

42