The Catilinarian Conspiracy

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What was the year of Cicero's consulship and the conspiracy?
63BC
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For which date had Catiline planned the uprising?
28th October
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Why was Catiline disillusioned with the political system?
He has just lost the consular election for the third time
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Why did Cicero attend the consular election victory ceremony in armour?
He had received death threats.
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Who did Catiline order to raise a force and where did he order him to do so?
Manlius, Etruria.
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Why did Catiline remain in Rome throughout this time?
To coordinate the plot and to avoid raising suspicion.
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Who was Cicero warned of the plot by and how did they know?
Crassus. He had received anonymous letters either from an informant or somebody asking him to join.
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After Cicero addressed the Senate, what was implemented?
The Senatus Consultum Ultimatum.
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Who is Cicero warned by of the plot to murder him?
Fulvia.
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Where did Cicero summon the Senate for the second time? And what does he deliver here?
Temple of Jupiter. The First Catilinarian.
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Why does Catiline leave Rome after this?
He was made a public enemy.
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To whom does Cicero make his second Catilinarian?
The Plebeians in the peoples' assembly.
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Who double crossed the conspirators and what did they give Cicero as proof of the conspirators involvement?
The Allobroges and signed letters.
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Which two senators were against the death penalty for the conspirators?
Cicero and Caesar.
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Which Optimate senator was in favour of the death penalty?
Cato.
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Why was the way Cicero carried out the executions controversial?
He allowed them no say and they had no trial.
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What happened to Catiline after his fellow conspirators had been executed?
He was cut off trying to escape via the Alps and died in battle.
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