Flashcards in Quiz Feburary 13th Deck (23)
In Cicero and Caesar, when did the events take place?
689th year AUC, (63 BC)
How is Catiline described?
Of very noble ancestry, but a man of wicked character
What kind of people were involved in Catiline's conspiracy?
How did Cicero deal with the crisis brought on by Catiline?
He expelled Catiline from the city
What finally happened to Catiline?
He was killed by Antonius
What did Caesar accomplish in the year 59 BC?
Ruled as dictator
To what area of the Roman Empire was Caesar assigned as governor after his consulship? What did the fact that he was given ten legions imply about this area?
Gall and Illyrica; the area was dangerous
Describe the region conquered by Caesar during his governorship
Describe the relationship between Romans and Britons before Caesar's arrival
Britons didn't know about the Romans
What happened to the Britons while Caesar was governor of Gaul?
He defeated them and accepted hostages and made them subject to trubute
Describe the financial arrangements Caesar made in Gaul
He levied an annual tax
What happened to the Germans who lived across the Rhine?
Caesar attacked them and defeated them in very extensive battles
What did Caesar do as he prepared to leave Gaul?
Began to demand a second consulship
Who opposed Caesar's demand for a second consulship?
Marcello, Bibulo, Pompey, and Cato
What was Caesar ordered to do?
Return to the city with his army
What action did Caesar take in response to being ordered to return to the city?
He came from Armenium against his country
Who fled to Greece?
The consuls with Pompey, and all the senate
What took place in Epirus, Macedonia, and Achaea?
The senate prepared for war against Caesar with Pompey as their leader
What did Caesar do after he entered Rome?
Declared himself dictator and headed for Rome
What armies did Caesar defeat in Spain? How are these armies described?
Pompey's armies; very brave and strong
Where did Caesar finally fight against Pompey?
What was the outcome of the first battle between Caesar and Pompey?
Caesar was defeated