t has been the aim of the Editor to explain what seemed to himdifficulties in the text. There are many points which might have beennoted, but which a judicious teacher will supply in the ordinary classwork.References are made to the standard grammars of Zumpt, Madvig, Harkness,Allen and Greenough.
ct. 21st, deferred.
| |Oct. 21st: Letters brought by Crassus, threatening 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&nbs