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Part one

Consul - 63BC

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Lustrum

Five years

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Quote from JG Farrell book

Siege of Krishnapur - "We look on past ages with condescension"

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What is pulled from the Tiber two days before Cicero is inaugurated as consul

Body of a boy

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Magistrate responsible for keeping order

Octavius, aedile of the plebs

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How old is the body

Twelve - human sacrifice

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Who does the dead slave belong to

Antonius Hybrida

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Who does Cicero ask about the human sacrifice

Sanga - patron of Gauls

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Who visits Cicero just before his inauguration

Catulus, Isauricus, Hortensius and Rabirius

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Who is Rabirius charged with killing

Saturnius

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What is the ancient charge being brought against Rabirius

Perduellio - Treason

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What is the penalty for perduellio

Crucifixion

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Who appoints the two judges for Rabirius's trial

Lentulus Sura

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Who does Sura appoint to try Rabirius

Julius Ceasar and his cousin Lucius

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Who has laid the charge against Rubirius

Labienus - tribune

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Caesar claims descent from ...

Venus

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Caesar's daughter

Julia

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Caesar's mother

Aurelia

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Women seen leaving Caesar's house

Postumia, wife of Servius Sulpicius

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Bronze in Caesar's house

Venus, by Myron

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Caesar's wife at this time

Pompeia

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Pularii

Keepers of the sacred chickens

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Augur that day

Quintus Caecilius Metellus CELER

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Celer's wife

Clodia

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Where are new bills displayed

Outside the Temple of Saturn

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State land to be siezed

Campania

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Cicero's refrain when spending money

Macedonia will pay

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Where does the senate meet

Temple of Jupiter

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How many vestal virgins

Six

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How many pontiffs of state religion

Fourteen

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Sacrifice to Jupiter

White bull

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Cicero's first law of rhetoric - a speech must contain at least one ...

surprise

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What is held on the Alban Mount

Latin Festival

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Highlight of Latin Festival

Swinging competition

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What has been erected on the Field of Mars

Cross - Rabirius

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Nationality of Hybrida's murdered slave

Smyrnan

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Who killed Hybrida's slave

Catiline - hammer

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How does Cicero halt Rabirius's trial

Hauls down the flag on the Janiculum Hill

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Pontifex Maximus who dies

Metellus Pius

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Two candidates for Pontifex Maximus

Catulus and Isauricus

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Who wins the election for Pontifex Maximus

Caesar - 7 tribes, against Catulus (6), Isauricus (4)

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Who has Pompey defeated in the east

Mithradates Eupator

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What do they call Pompey in the east

Warden of Land and Sea

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Official residence of the Pontifex Maximus

Via Sacra

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Terentia has supervison of ...

Cult of the Good Goddess

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Good Goddess's temple

Aventine (snakes)

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Who comes to tell Cicero of the plot against him

Unnamed mistress of Quintus Curio

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Where is Cicero's seaside villa

Formiae

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Julius Caesar's new mistress

Servilia - wife of Julius Silanus

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Cicero's bodyguards

Sextus brothers - Titus and Quintus

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Lucullus's palace on the Bay of Naples

Villa Cornelia

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Lucullus's slave girl

Agathe

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What does Lucullus call his largest eel

Pompey

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Cicero's name for Clodia

Lady Ox-Eyes

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"If a fire is raised to consume my fortunes then I will put it out - not by water but by

demolition

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Which of Catilina's military lieutenant disappears to raise troops

Manlius

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Phrase used to mock Cicero

"I have been informed"

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Who does Tullia marry

Gaius Frugi

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Cicero's guard dog

Sargon (Assyrian king)

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Which town does Manlius intend to seize on Catiline's behalf

Praenestre

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Who leaves the anonymous letters at Crassus's house telling of the plan to seize Praenestre

Cicero via Sositheus

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Sura's stepson

Mark Anthony

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Mark Anthony betrothed to

Antonia, daughter of Hybrida

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Catiline's first ancestor

Sergestus, companion of Aeneas

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Where does Catiline pretend to exile himself to

Massila (Marseilles)

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Who will come to kill Cicero for Catiline

Vargunteius and Cornelius

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Who comes to warn Cicero that Catiline is sending men to kill him

Rufus

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Rufus sent back to his father's house in

Interamna

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Who comes with reinforcements to stop the attack on Cicero's house

Atticus

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What does Clodia send as a gift following the unsuccessful attack on Cicero's house

Basket of fruit

71

"How much longer, Catiline ...

... will you try our patience"

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Catiline leaves Rome with a silver eagle that once belonged to

Marius

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Tribe chosen to set up trap

Allobroges

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Who takes command of the army to go against Catiline

Hybrida

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Who does Cicero appoint as second in command to Hybrida

Petreius

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Who is appointed to accompany the Gauls

Flaccus and Pomptinus, century from Reate

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Where is the ambush of the Gauls' expedition planned

Mulvian Bridge over the Tiber

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Password for the Mulvian Bridge

Aemilius Scaurus

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Knight carrying the letters

Titus Volturcius of Croton

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Senate to meet to discuss the conspiracy

Temple of Concordia

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Chief of the Allobroges

Catugnatus

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What does Sura mean by "the lowest of the low"

Slaves

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Where are the prisoners strangled

Carcer

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Who suggests life imprisonment for the conspirators

Caesar

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Who turns the vote to death for the conspirators

Cato

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Conspirators executed

Sura, Capito, Statilius, Caeparius, Cethegus

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What does Cicero say to the crowd in the forum

They have lived - Vixerunt

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Title bestowed on Cicero

Father of the Country - Pater Patriae

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Where does Catiline make his last stand

Pisae

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Who did the house on Victory Rise previously belong to

M Livius Drusus

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Who is in the house next door

Celer

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What price does Crassus settle on for the Drusus house

3.5m

93

Which of the conspirators does Cicero defend for two million sesterces

Publius Cornelius Sulla

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Who does Cicero approach to write his biography in epic verse

Archias and Thyillus

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Who does Clodius marry

Fulvia

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Where does Atticus go back to

Epirus

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Who is discovered in Caesar's house on the night of the Good Goddess

Clodius

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Why does Caesar divorce Pompeia after the night of the Good Goddess

Because the wife of the chief priest must be above suspicion

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Which of Cicero's secretaries dies

Sositheus

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What does Pompey's daughter quote to his on his return

Helen to Paris - Homer "You came back from the war. I wish you had died there"

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Nefas

Impious deed, sin, etc - Clodius

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Penalty for violating the sanctity of the vestal virgins

Beaten to death

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Entrance to Apollo's shrine at Delphi

Know thyself, Desire nothing too much, Never go to law

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Who is providing Clodius with an alibi

C Causinius Schola from Interamna - 90 miles from Rome

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Which aged senator dies in Cicero's house during a conference following Clodius's acquittal

Catulus

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Pompey's cloak

Alexander the Great

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Pompey's new nickname

The Pharaoh

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What is Pompey building on the Fields of Mars

Theatre

109

Metelli's family symbol

Elephant

110

Caesar's Spanish engineer

Balbus - born in Gades

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Triumvirate (first)

Caesar, Crassus, Pompey - Beast with three heads

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Who does Caesar have removed from the Senate and imprisoned

Cato

113

Caesar's fellow consul who stands against land reform

Bibulus

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Tribune for triumvirate - ugliest man in Rome

Vatinius

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Who does Cicero have to defend in the treason court

Hybrida

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Who is prosecuting Hybrida

Caelius Rufus

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Qualification for land reform

More than three children

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Senators made to swear they won't repeal land reform act on ...

Sacred stone of Jupiter

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Region Hybrida is accused of losing

Histria - lower Danube

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Who defeats Hybrida's forces on the Danube

Basterns

121

Who arranges for Clodius to become a pleb

Caesar

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Who has replaced Catulus in the college of priests

Crassus

123

Who adopts Clodius so he can be a pleb

Publius Fonteius

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Provinces granted to Caesar for five years

Lower Gaul and Bithynia

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How is Celer presumed to have died

Poison (Clodia, his wife)

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Who is seen with Clodia after Celer dies

Caelius Rufus

127

Who has Pompey married

Julia - Caesar's daughter

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Cicero's wedding gift to Pompey

Silver dish

129

Who does Caesar force to apologise to him in the senate on his knees

Lucullus

130

Who does Caesar marry

Calpernia - daughter of Lucius Calpernius Piso

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What post does Caesar offer Cicero in Gaul

Legate

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Which temple is disfigured by Clodius's followers and used as a headquarters

Castor

133

What does Clodius's bill forbid anyone to offer Cicero

Fire and water

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Cicero's most valuable possession

Citrus-wood table, 500,000s