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In Cicero and Caesar, when did the events take place?

689th year AUC, (63 BC)

1

How is Catiline described?

Of very noble ancestry, but a man of wicked character

2

What kind of people were involved in Catiline's conspiracy?

Reckless

3

How did Cicero deal with the crisis brought on by Catiline?

He expelled Catiline from the city

4

What finally happened to Catiline?

He was killed by Antonius

5

What did Caesar accomplish in the year 59 BC?

Ruled as dictator

6

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

7

Describe the region conquered by Caesar during his governorship

English Channel

8

Describe the relationship between Romans and Britons before Caesar's arrival

Britons didn't know about the Romans

9

What happened to the Britons while Caesar was governor of Gaul?

He defeated them and accepted hostages and made them subject to trubute

10

Describe the financial arrangements Caesar made in Gaul

He levied an annual tax

11

What happened to the Germans who lived across the Rhine?

Caesar attacked them and defeated them in very extensive battles

12

What did Caesar do as he prepared to leave Gaul?

Began to demand a second consulship

13

Who opposed Caesar's demand for a second consulship?

Marcello, Bibulo, Pompey, and Cato

14

What was Caesar ordered to do?

Return to the city with his army

15

What action did Caesar take in response to being ordered to return to the city?

He came from Armenium against his country

16

Who fled to Greece?

The consuls with Pompey, and all the senate

17

What took place in Epirus, Macedonia, and Achaea?

The senate prepared for war against Caesar with Pompey as their leader

18

What did Caesar do after he entered Rome?

Declared himself dictator and headed for Rome

19

What armies did Caesar defeat in Spain? How are these armies described?

Pompey's armies; very brave and strong

20

Where did Caesar finally fight against Pompey?

Greece

21

What was the outcome of the first battle between Caesar and Pompey?

Caesar was defeated

22

What comment did Caesar make about Pompey?

That Pompey didn't know how to win