First Oration of Cicero Against Catiline

with Notices, Notes and Complete Vocabulary

Language: Latin
Wordcount: 33,703 / 125 pg
LoC Category: PA
Downloads: 2,355
Added to site: 2008.05.29
mnybks.net#: 21047
Genre: Essays
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reatening danger to the State: the Senate convened in the temple of Concord. The Senate passes decretum ultimum. On 22nd Oct. L. Licinius Murena and D. Junius Silanus elected consuls.

|Oct. 23rd: Catiline accused under Lex Plautia de vi by Lucius Paulus.

|Oct. 27th: Manlius takes up arms in Etruria.

|Oct. 28th: Day appointed by Catiline for the murder of the leading senators. (Cat. I., 3).

|Nov. 1: Catiline endeavors to take Praeneste by a night attack.

|Nov. 6th: Catiline assembles his friends at house of Laeca.

|Nov. 7th: Vargunteius and Cornelius attempt to assassinate Cicero.

|Nov. 8th: Catiline leaves Rome.

| |Nov. 8: Cicero invokes the Senate in the temple of Juppiter Stator. First Catilinarian oration delivered.

| |The second Catilinarian oration delivered from the rostra to the people, Nov. 9th.

|Nov. 20th: A decree passed declaring Catiline and Manlius public enemies.

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