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1

66-67

Catiline returns from his praetorship in Africa
African ambassadors accuse him of misrule

2

66

Cicero elected praetor

3

65

Cicero campaigns for consul

Catiline was unable to run for consul because he was on trial for misrule in Africa

4

64

Cicero is re-elected as consul

Catiline runs for consul against Cicero and Antoninus (and more); lost because of the lack of support from the optimates

5

64-63

Cicero is consul designate

6

63

Cicero is Consul

Catiline turns to the poor for support by endorsing the canceling of debts (novae tabellae)

7

19, October, 63

Cicero calls a meeting of the Senate to present vague suspicions of Manlius's rebellion at Faesulae

Catiline had rallied men and troops for a rebellion; info leaked

8

21, October, 63

a worried senate passes the sanatus consultum ultimum (SCU)

9

6, November, 63

Catiline calls a meeting to parcel out commands throughout Rome and Italy, arranges Cicero's murder

10

7, November, 63

Cicero expects the assassins and has guards to send them away

11

8, November, 63

Cicero calls a meeting at he temple of Jupiter Stator and delivers the First Catilinian Oration (With Catiline in the Room)

Catiline flees to Faestulae

12

9, November, 63

Cicero delivers the Second Catilinian Oration

13

Mid-November, 63

Catiline and Gaius Manlius are declared hostes (enemies of the state) by the senate

14

Early December, 63

Allobroges are fake-arrested after plotting with the senate and Cicero to use them as double agents and Cicero gains written proof of the conspiracy
conspirators confess and Cicero delivers the third Catilinian Oration (the next day they are declared contra rem publicam)

15

5, December, 63

meeting is help to determine their punishment, immediate execution is the favorite, but Cicero insists on the death penalty in the Fourth Catilinian Oration

16

3, January, 62

Catiline dies in battle

Senate passes a resolution on the new tribune of the plebs Nepos' wishes to make those (Cicero) who had acted against the conspirators pay

17

March, 58

Cicero is forced to leave Italy by Clodius, the newest tribune of the plebs

18

7, December, 43

Antony captures Cicero and he is murdered with his head and hands nailed to the rostra in the Forum