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Flashcards in To Caesar 9.11 Deck (5):
1

context

- caesar has crossed the Rubicon leading to civil war between caesar and pompey

- caesar has invited Cicero to meet him in Rome

- Pompey is with the senate in Brundisium

2

para one

caesar had asked for his 'advice and status'

cicero hopes caesarr wants 'to pursue negotiations for peace and civic harmony'

he had 'aways advocated peace at the first opportunity

3

para 2

- considered them to be friends
'my very dear friends'

4

para 3

- to bring harmony

5

why does he mention Lentulus


- caesar generously spared him

- if he did that to him can u do it to me