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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

5

Magistrate responsible for keeping order

Octavius, aedile of the plebs

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Octavius's son

Augustus (eventually)

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Where is the boy's body kept

Tiber island

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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

10

Who does Cicero ask about the human sacrifice

Sanga - patron of Gauls

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What happens in Rome the day before Cicero's inauguration (weather)

Snow

12

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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Where is Caesar's house

Street of shoemakers

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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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First person to visit on inauguration day

College of Augurs

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Pularii

Keepers of the sacred chickens

28

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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Who proposes the populist bill

Rullus - tribune (actually written by Caesar and Crassus)

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State land to be siezed

Campania

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Size of elected commission

Ten

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Generals awaiting triumphs

Quintus Metellus and Licinius Lucullus

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Cicero's refrain when spending money

Macedonia will pay

36

Cicero's curule chair

Numidian ivory - 100,000s

37

Where does the senate meet

Temple of Jupiter

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How many vestal virgins

Six

39

How many pontiffs of state religion

Fourteen

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Sacrifice to Jupiter

White bull

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How does Cicero describe himself

New man

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How does Cicero describe the populist bill

Dagger aimed at the heart of the republic

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

surprise

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What does Cicero give up during his inauguration speech

His province

45

What is held on the Alban Mount

Latin Festival

46

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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Who does Hortensius discover actually killed Saturninus

Sceava - freed slave of Croton

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How does Cicero halt Rabirius's trial

Hauls down the flag on the Janiculum Hill

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Bridge across the Tibur

Sublician Bridge

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At the foot of the Janiculum ...

Crows of Juno

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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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Celer's brother, Pompey's legate

Nepos

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Who has Pompey defeated in the east

Mithradates Eupator

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Thanksgiving for Pompey's victory

Ten days

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One dissenting vote against Pompey's thanksgiving

Cato

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Cato's household philosopher

Athenodorus Cordylion

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Where is Pompey encamped

Petra

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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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Who does Tiro see leaving Caesar's house

Crassus

66

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

70

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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Lucullus's first wife

One of the sisters of Clodius (not Clodia)

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Lucullus's second wife

Sister of Cato

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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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Where is Lucullus lodging prior to his triumph

Villa Publica, Field of Mars

80

Consulship results (year following Cicero's)

Silanus and Murena

81

Which of Catilina's military lieutenant disappears to raise troops

Manlius

82

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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Who visits Cicero to tell of the plan to seize Praeneste

Crassus, Quintus Arrius

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Who plans to seize Praenestre

Manlius

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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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Who does Cicero persuade Crassus to help defend in court

Murena

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Who does Cicero ask to take charge of the defence again Manlius

Celer

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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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Quintus Metellus takes charge of

Apulia

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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

99

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

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Who vowed the Temple to Jupiter

Romulus - war against the Sabines

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Where is the Senate to convene

Temple of Jupiter the Protector

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Statue in the Temple of Jupiter

Scipio Africanus

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"How much longer, Catiline ...

... will you try our patience"

105

Where is Catiline staying

House of Marcus Laeca, street of the scythe-makers

106

Catiline leaves Rome with a silver eagle that once belonged to

Marius

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Who does Cicero ask to set up a trap with the Gauls

Sanga

108

Who does Cicero want a Gaul to speak to

Publius Umbrenus, freedman of Lentulus Sura

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What does Cicero want to contact Umbrenus about

Organising an uprising of Gaulish tribes

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Tribe chosen to set up trap

Allobroges

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Trial of Murena, Consul-elect

Servius and Cato for prosecution, Cicero, Hortensius and Crassus for defence

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Murena's campaign manager

Clodius

113

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 tells the Gauls of the plot

Capito (knight)

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Who is to call a public assembly and demand Cicero's arrest

Bestia

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Who is to lead the death squad

Cethegus

118

Judge for Murena's case

Cosconius

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Gauls to meet conspirators at ...

Fontinalian Gate

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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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Cethegus's reason for having so many weapons

I am a collector of weapons

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

Slaves

128

Where does Cicero have to stay during the night of the Good Goddess

Atticus's house

129

Where are the prisoners strangles

Carcer

130

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 past stand

Pisae

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Who did the house on Victory Rise previously belong to

M Livius Drusus

137

Who is in the house next door

Celer

138

What price does Crassus settle on for the Drusus house

3.5m

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Which of the conspirators does Cicero defend for two million sesterces

Publius Cornelius Sulla

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Cicero set up as third foreign-born king of Rome after

Tarquin and Numa

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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

144

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

147

How much does Pompey bring to the treasury from him campaign in the east

200 million sesterce

148

Who does Pompey propose to marry when he comes back from the east

A niece or daughter of Cato

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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"

150

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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Where does the senate convene to greet Pompey

Temple of Bellona

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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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Who does Cicero know from Interamna

Caelius Rufus

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Chief prosecutor of Clodius

Lentulus Crus

157

Defending Clodius

Curio

158

Vote in Clodius's trial

31 to 25 for acquittal

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

Catulus

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Where is Clodius to go as a junior magistrate

Sicily

161

Where does Quintus go to govern

Asia

162

Pompey's cloak

Alexander the Great

163

Pompey's new nickname

The Pharaoh

164

What is Pompey building on the Fields of Mars

Theatre

165

Metelli's family symbol

Elephant

166

Cato conducts his business under a bust of ...

Zeno

167

Tribune Pompey turns to to propose bill

Fulvius

168

Proposer of bill asking the people whether Clodius should be a pleb

Herennius

169

Who draws the ballot for Further Gaul

Celer

170

Who proposes three days of thanksgiving for Caesar's acheivements in Span

Crassus

171

Caesar's vote for consul ...

unanimous

172

Caesar's Spanish engineer

Balbus - born in Gades

173

Official commission for land reform proposed by Caesar

20, inner commission of five - Caesar, Pompey, Crassus, Cicero and ?

174

Triumvirate (first)

Caesar, Crassus, Pompey - Beast with three heads

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Who does Caesar have removed from the Senate and imprisoned

Cato

176

Caesar's fellow consul who stands against land reform

Bibulus

177

Tribune for triumvirate - ugliest man in Rome

Vatinius

178

Who does Cicero have to defend in the treason court

Hybrida

179

Who is prosecuting Hybrida

Caelius Rufus

180

Qualification for land reform

More than three children

181

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

Sacred stone of Jupiter

182

Judge in the treason court for Hybrida's trial

Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus

183

Region Hybrida is accused of losing

Histria - lower Danube

184

Who defeats Hybrida's forces on the Danube

Basterns

185

Triumvirate's surrogates

Balbus for Caesar, Afrianus for Pompey, Arrius for Crassus

186

Votes in Hybrida's trial

47 for condemnation, 12 for acquittal

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Who arranges for Clodius to become a pleb

Caesar

188

Who has replaced Catulus in the college of priests

Crassus

189

Who adopts Clodius so he can be a pleb

Publius Fonteius

190

Provinces granted to Caesar for five years

Lower Gaul and Bithynia

191

How is Celer presumed to have died

Poison (Clodia, his wife)

192

Who is seen with Clodia after Celer dies

Caelius Rufus

193

New Cicero property

Antium

194

Claudian family estate

Solonium

195

Book Cicero writes - fourth version of autobiography

The Secret History of my Consulship

196

Where is the Secret History to be buried

Between hornbeam and ash

197

Where has Pompey tried to send Clodius

Armenia

198

What news does Atticus send from Rome to Formiae

Pompey has married again

199

Who has Pompey married

Julia - Caesar's daughter

200

Cicero's wedding gift to Pompey

Silver dish

201

Who becomes governor of Further Gaul following the death of Celer

Caesar

202

How many legions does Caesar have

Five

203

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

Lucullus

204

Who does Caesar marry

Calpernia - daughter of Lucius Calpernius Piso

205

What post does Caesar offer Cicero in Gaul

Legate

206

Clodius's bill proposes to give every citizen

monthly dole of bread

207

How much is the dole to cost the treasury

100 m a year

208

Cicero's tame tribune to veto the bill

Ninnius Quadratus

209

Clodius's man of affairs

Cloelius

210

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

Castor

211

What does Clodius's bill forbid anyone to offer Cicero

Fire and water

212

Cicero's most valuable possession

Citrus-wood table, 500,000s

213

Who does Cicero try to see to ask help from?

Pompey