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Part One

Senator - 79-70BC

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Urbem, urbem, mi Rufe, cole et in ista luce vibe

"Rome! Stick to Rome, my dear fellow, and live in the limelight" - Letter to Caelius, 26 June 50BC

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Narrator of Cicero books

Tiro

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How long was Tiro Cicero's secretary

36 years

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What has Tiro developed to assist his work

Shorthand

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How old is Tiro when he writes the books

Nearly 100

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Paper Tiro writes on

Hieratica

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Meaning of Imperium

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

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How old were Tiro and Cicero when Tiro enters Cicero's service

24 and 27

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Cicero family estate

Arpinium

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Cicero's listeners in Arpinium would call him ...

The Scholar or The Greek

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Where do Cicero and Tiro sail for Greece from?

Brindisium

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What year do Cicero and Tiro sail for Greece

Consulship of Servilius Vatia and Claudius Pulcher - 675

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Where did Cicero study Philosophy in Athens

The Academy (Aristotle)

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Famous Stoic lecturing in Athens

Antiochus of Ascalon

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Three principles of Stiocism

Virtue sufficient for happiness, nothing except virtue is good, emotions are not to be trusted

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Dominant school of rhetoric

Asiatic school - elaborate and flowery

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Leading exponent of the Asiatic school

Quintus HORTENTIUS Hortalus

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Hortentius's nickname

The Dancing Master

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Who does Cicero travel to Rhodes to consult

Apollonius Molon

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Where was Molon originally from

Alabanda

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Molon: "Nothing dries more quickly ..."

"... than a tear"

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Where does Molon take Cicero to practice

The beach

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Domosthenes: "Only three things matter:"

"Delivery, delivery and delivery"

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Cicero's younger brother

Quintus

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Cicero's cousin

Lucius

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Cicero's two great friends

Servius, Atticus

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Entry qualification to Senate

31 years old, a million sesterces

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Who does Cicero marry for money

Terentia

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Terential's half sister

Vestal virgin

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Cicero's first government post

Quaestor, Sicily

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Which port does Cicero travel from Sicily via

Puteoli

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Who humiliates Cicero on the quay at Puleoli

Verres

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Cicero's house in Rome

Esquiline Hill

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Cicero's daughter

Tullia - Tulliola

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Cicero's junior secretaries

Sositheus and Laurea

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Cicero's steward

Eros

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Terentia's business manager

Philotimus

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Cicero's household philospher

Diodotus and Stoic

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Cicero's name derived from ...

Chickpea

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Visitor to Cicero with case against Verres

Sthenius of Thermae

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What do Sicilians call Verres

The Boar with Blood on his Snout

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Chief executioner of Siciliy

Sextius

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Sthenius's stolen treasures

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

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Who accuses Sthenius of forgery

Agathinus - client of Verres

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

Hortensius

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Cicero's legal textbooks

Hostilius Precedents in Pleading, Manilius Conditions of Sale

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Who does Cicero defend from the charge of paricide

Caius POPILLIUS Laenas

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Presiding consul for November

Gellius Publicola

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How many senators

600

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How many praetors

8

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How many consuls

2

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Open air lobby outside senate

Senaculum

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Most senators are ...

Pedarii - men who vote with their feet

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Three Metellus brothers

Quintus, Lucius, Marcus

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Two elderly ex-consuls

Catulus and Isauricus

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Catulus's sister married to

Hortensius

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Who is putting down the Slave Revolt (Spartacus)

Marcus Crassus

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Who is fighting in Spain

Pompey the Great

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Who is winning victories against King Mithradates

Lucius Lucullus

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Catulus's greatx5 grandfather

Triumphed over Hamilcar, First Punic War

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Whose consulship did Catulus enter the senate in

Claudius Pulcher and Marcus Perperna

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When is the last hour of the business day

When the sun drops west of the Maenian Column

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Consul's chair

Curule

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Where does Cicero send Tiro to consult Sicily's accounts

The National Archive

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Who had built the National Archive six years earlier

Catulus

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Catulus blamed suicide of his father on ...

Gratidianus (distant relative of Cicero's)

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Who killed Gratidianus

Sergius Cataline

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Quintus's wife

Pomponia (Atticus's sister)

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Praetor of the extortion court until January

Hortentius

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What is Servius's advice to Sthenius

Suicide

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One power left to tribunes

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

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

"... your wife"

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Headquarters of the Tribunes

Basilica Porcia

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How many tribunes

Ten

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Mural on Basilica Porcia

Defeat of the Carthiginians

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Speaker in the Basilica Porcia

Cato

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What is Cato arguing for

A pillar

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Tribune Cicero deals with for Sthenius

Lollius Palicanus

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When do Tribunes start their term

December 10th

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Palicanus's house

Aventine Hill

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Age qualification for consulship

42

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Pompey's platform for consulship

Full restoration of tribunician power

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Palicanus's artwork

Representations of Pompey

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Who raids Cicero's house looking for Sthenius

Timarchides, freedman of Verres

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Where is Sthenius's bolthole

Argiletum - Terentia's tenemant block

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Pompey's tame praetor

Lucius Afranius

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Homeland of both Pompey and Afrianus

Picenum

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Palicanus's daghter

Lollia

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Lollia married to

Gabinius - another Pompey lieutenant

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Scinnius calls Crassus ...

The most dangerous bull in the herd

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Crassus's son

Publius

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How many slaves does Crassus crucify

6,000 - 350 miles, 117 paces

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What does Crassus have to settle for instead of a triumph

An Ovation

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Age qualification for aedile

36

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Where does voting, etc, take place

Fields of Mars

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Where does Pompey set up his HQ

Villa Publica

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Pompey to hold games dedicated to

Hercules

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Crassus to provide free food for ...

three months

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Not genius that takes a man to the top, but

Perseverence

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Two more sicilians

Heraclius of Syracuse, Epicrates of Bidis

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Lawyer defending Sthenius in Sicily

Giaus Claudius - Verres's business manager

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Cicero's tribe

Cornelia

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Cicero's election slogan

Justice and Reform

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Cato wants to marry

Aemilia Lepida - 16, his cousin

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Lepida marries

Scipio Nasica

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Nasica means ...

Pointed nose

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Nasica is adopted son of

Metellus Pius, Pontifex Maximus

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Pompey's son

Gnaeus

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Verres's wedding present to Scipio

Myron bronze of Apollo - shrine of Aesculapius at Agrigentum

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Cato's half sister

Servilia

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Cato's philosopher

Antipater the Stoic

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Servilius's older broter

Caepio - engaged to Hortensius's daughter

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Servilia's advice to Cicero on Verres's prosecution

Drop it

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Who has rebuilt the Temple of Jupiter

Catulus

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Pompey's speech to Senate written by ...

Varro

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New consuls preside over

Latin Festival, Alban Mount

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Extortion court meets for the trial of Verres

Temple of Castor and Pollux

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Praetor of the extortion court

Aciliius Glabrio

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Glabrio's former wife

Aemilia - divorced, then married Pompey

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Who also applies to prosecute Verres

Caecilius Niger

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How long does Glabrio adjourn Verres's trial for

110 days

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How abstained from choosing Verres's prosecutor

Catulus

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Governor of Sicily

Lucius Meteelus

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Young man who works for Cicero during trial

Giaus Frugi

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How much does Cicero try to borrow from Terentia

100,000 st - gets half

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When does Cicero leave for Siciliy

Ides of January - last day Festival of Nymphs

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Temple at Velia

Apollo Oulius - God of Healing

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Where does Cicero land in Sicily

Messana

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Welcoming citizens at Messane

Basiliscus and Percennius

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Roman citizen crucified in Messana for spying

Publius Gavius

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Where does Publius Gavius say he's escaped from

Stone Quarries in Syracuse

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Goddess stolen from shrine in Agrigentum

Ceres

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Four towns of Syracuse

Achradina, Tycha, Neapolis and The Island

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Tomb Cicero had found in Syracuse

Archimedes - cylinder and sphere

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Lodgings in Syracuse

Lucius Flavius

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Pirate Captain in alliance with Verres

Heracleo

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Spanish banker beheaded in Syracuse

Lucius Herennius

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What does Cicero raid in Syracuse

Offices of the revenue collectors

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Public holiday Cicero times his raid for

Terminalia

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Director of the revenue collectors

Carpinatius

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Former financial director who has kept a set of records

Vibius

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Where are the crews of "spy ships" imprisoned

Stone quarries

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Who built the stone quarries

Dionysus the Tyrant

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Sicilian word edikaiothesan

Death penalty

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Most senior senator in Syracuse

Diodorus

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Theft from the temple of Minerva

27 portraits

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Name of fictitious moneylender

Gaius Verrucius - Verres

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When does Cicero return to Rome

Ides of March

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How many Sicilians are brought to Rome to give evidence

about 100

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

10

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How many aediles

4

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

Julius Caesar

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Where had Caesar gone to study rhetoric on Cicero's recommendation

Rhodes - Appolonius Molon

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Caesar claims decent from ...

Venus

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Which tribe finally elects Cicero as aedile

Falerna

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Verres defence lawyer

Hortensias

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Junior counsel for Verres

Scipio Nasica - Cato's love rival

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Limit of Cornelian law

48 witnesses

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" ... will never convict any man, however guilty, if he has sufficient ..."

Money

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How many days does Cicero take to put the case against Verres

10

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Cicero's first witness

Sthenius of Thermae

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Who was the first advocate Sthenius went to for advice

Hortensias

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What did Publius Gavius cry as he was flogged

I am a Roman citizen

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Where does Verres flee to

Massilia (Marseilles)

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Hortensias's offer from Verres

1m sesterces

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Who persuades Cicero to settle with Verres

Pompey

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What does Cicero eventually accept

1.5m

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What did Verres give Hortensias

Ivory sphinx

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Conquests of Lucullus

Tigranes, Nisibisis

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Part two

Praetorian: 68-64BC

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Eloquence that does not startle I do not consider eloquence

Cicero

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Aediles headquarters

Temple of Ceres

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Festival of Ceres tradition

Foxes with torches

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Cicero's nicknames

The Scholar, The Greek

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Cicero's mansion in the Alban Hills

Tusculum

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Cicero's neighbours in Tusculum

Catulus, Hortensias

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

Sulla

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Pompey's crony who becomes a tribune

Gabinius

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Cicero's gift to Pompey

Letter inthe hand of Zeno

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Gabinius's father in law

Palucanus

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Governor of Gaul, friend of Pompey's, defened by Cicero

Marcus Fonteius

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Gaulish chief bringing prosecution against Fonteius

Induciomarus

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How does Lucius take his life

Hemlock

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Where do they take Lucius's ashes

Arpinium

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Who dies while they are on the way to Arpinium

Cicero's father

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25th November sacred to

Proserpina, Queen of Hades

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Cicero's mother

Helvia

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River near Arpinium

Fibrenus

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Who attacks Ostia while Cicero is in Arpinium

Pirates

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Pompey's third wife

Mucia

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Pompey's son

Gnaeus

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Pompey's daughter

Pompeia

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Destroyed at Ostia

19 consular war triremes

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Seized at Ostia

Two preators

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Kidnapped from Misenum

Lady Antonia

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Pompey divides Mediterranean into how many zones

Fifteen

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Who places the bill proposing Imperium to defeat the pirates

Gabinius

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Who does Tiro catch with Pompey's wife Mucia

Julius Ceasar

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Where did the Rostra get its name

Six ships battering rams or beaks, captured from the carthiginians

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How long an imperium does the lex Gabinia grant

Three years

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Who accuses Pompey of setting himself up as a second Romulus

Piso

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Who are Crassus's tame tribunes, ready to veto the lex Gabinia

Roscius and Trebellius

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Elder brother of Cato, recently died in the East

Caepio

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Who does Cicero want Pompey to emulate when he refuses command

Cincinnatus

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What does Terentia call Pompey

The Prince of Picenum

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

Quintus Arrius

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The only lasting glory is on the page or

The battlefield

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Historical figure Crassus compares Cicero to

Tiberius Gracchus - agrarian bill

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

a child

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Where was Tiberius Gracchus murdered

Temple of Fides

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Word Pompey writes on Cicero's dispatch

Agreed

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Tribune who decides not to veto lex Gabinia

Trebellius

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Clamour on the passing of lex Gabinia kills ...

a raven

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Cloak of a proconsul on active service

Paludamentum

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Which court does Cicero win as preator

Extortion

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Who does Tullia marry first

Frugi

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

49 days

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Where does Terentia go to pray each day

Temple of the Good Goddess - Aventine Hill

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Last stronghold of the pirates

Corcesium, Cilicia

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Tribune proposing law granting way against Mithrdates o Pompey

Manilius - lex Manilia

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Chief lictor

proximus lictor

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New apprentice

Marcus Caelius Rufus

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Governor of Macedonia who dies after losing in Cicero's court

Caius Licinius Macer

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Games of Apollo held by

Hybrida - Urban Praetor

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Ponitifex Maximum summoning Cicero to talk about Cateline

Metellus Pius

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Vestal Virgin Cateline is accused of seducing

Fabia - Terentia's half sister

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Province Cateline governs

Africa

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Pompey's former tribune accused of treason

Caius Cornelius

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Who decides to prosecute Cataline for his governorship of Africa

Publius Clodius Pulcher

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Cicero's son

Marcus

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Who eventually defends Catiline

Tarquatus

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Catiline nearly found guilty - ie ...

aquitted per infamiam

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Where does Cicero go campaigning for the consulship

Nearer Gaul

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Palicanus's daughter

Lollia - about to marry Gabinius. Screwing Ceasar

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Where does Caelius go after Cicero

Crassus

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Provincial capital of Nearer Gaul

Placentia

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Atticus a devote follower of ...

Epicurus - ataraxia, freedom from disturbance

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Hybrida running for consulship with ...

Catiline

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Ranunculus's nickname

Tadpole

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Election bribery - players

Interpretes, Sequestres, Divisores

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Law forbidding electoral malpractice - criminal offence to accept a bribe

lex Figula - Marcius Figulus

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Pompey's base on the Black Sea

Amisus

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Name given to Pompey's house on the Esquiline

domus rostra

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Bribery agent found by Ranunculus

Giaus Salinator

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Salinatus's bar

Bacchante

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Who does Cicero ask for information about Crassus

Cealius Rufus

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Banner for citizens from Nearer Gaul

Veturia

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Tribune who denounces Cicero as unfit to be consul

Mucius Orestinus

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

Tiro

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

Diana bringing down a stag with a spear

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First item of Crassus's agenda

Egypt

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Where are the public lands Crassus intends to give away

Campagnia

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How much has Crassus spent on the elections

20m

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How big is the commission proposed by Crassus's coup

10

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

Hortensias

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vita umbratils

A life in the shade

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

Palace of Lucullus

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Room in Lucullus's palace

Room of Apollo

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Who demands Tiro passes a shorthand test

Catulus

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Morbus comitalis

Epileptic fit - epileptics asked to leave the Fields of Mars during voting

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Flag hoisted during election

Red, over the Janiculum Hill

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How many centuries does Cicero have voting for his consulship

193

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Age of Cicero when consul

42