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106BC
Cicero born ­ January 3rd
91BC
Social war begins
90BC
Cicero served in the social war
Cicero probably met Pompey
89BC
Cicero served in the social war
88BC
Cicero served in the social war
Social war ends
82BC
Sulla introduced proscriptions
Sulla appointed as dictator
80BC
Cicero defended Sextus Roscius Jr.
79BC
Cicero travels to Athens and Rhodes to study philosophy and oratory

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Sulla renounces dictatorship
Cicero marries Terentia
78BC
Cicero's daughter Tullia Ciceronis born ­ August
Sulla dies
75BC
Cicero's quaestorship in Western Sicily
74BC
Verres praetor
73BC
Verres governor of Sicily
72BC
Verres governor of Sicily
71BC
Verres governor of Sicily
70BC
Trial of Verres
Pompey became consul 7 years early…read more

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BC
Cicero becomes aedile
68BC
Catiline is praetor
Catiline is pro-praetor in Africa
67BC
Lege Gabinia introduced
Catiline is pro-praetor in Africa
66BC
Cicero becomes praetor
Lex Manila passed
Catiline is pro-praetor in Africa
65BC
Catiline tried and acquitted for behaviour in Africa
Cicero's son Marcus Tulius Cicero minor born
64BC
Cicero opposed Rullus' agrarian bill
Cicero defended Rabirius
63BC
Cicero becomes consul with Antonius Hybrida
Catiline conspiracy…read more

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Caesar becomes Pontifex Maximus
62BC
Bona Dea Scandal
Pompey returned to Rome
60BC
The first triumvirate is formed
Pompey married Julia
59BC
Clodius renounces patrician status and is adopted as a plebeian
Caesar and Biblius were consuls
58BC
Clodius became tribune
Caesar becomes pro-consul in Gaul
Cicero exiled
57BC
Cicero recalled
Spinther and Nepos consuls
56BC
Cicero defends Caelius over the poisoning of Clodius' sister
Luca conference
55BC
Crassus and Pompey are consuls…read more

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Caesars pro-consulship extended ­ Lex Trebonia
54BC
Julia dies
Milo is Praetor
53BC
Crassus dies in the battle of Carrhae
52BC
Clodius dies
Pompey sole consul
Cicero defended Milo and lost the case
Pompey introduces the 5 year laws
51BC
Cicero provincial governor in Cilicia
Cilicia under threat from Parthians
Optimates thought Caesar was getting too powerful and wanted him recalled from
Gaul
50BC
Cicero returns to Italy ­ November
49BC
Caesar crosses the Rubicon, declaring war on the senate ­ January
Caesar made dictator…read more

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BC
Cicero joins Pompey in Greece
Civil war
Caesar made dictator for one year
Pompey defeated at battle of Pharsalus ­ August
Pompey flees to Egypt and is killed on Ptolemy XIII's orders
47BC
Caesar returns to Italy ­ September
Civil war
Caesar pardons Cicero
Cicero divorces Terentia
46BC
Cicero marries Publia
Cicero worked on his philosophical literature ­ The Brutus and The Orator
Republic forces defeated at Thapsus, North Africa
Caesar made dictator for ten years
Civil war
Cato committed suicide in Utica
45BC…read more

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Octavian becomes consul ­ August 19th
Mark Anthony, Octavian and Lepidus form the second triumvirate and introduce
proscriptions ­ November
Cicero is assassinated ­ December 7th…read more

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