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1

Catiline and the elections

Could not stand for elections in 65 and 64
Seeks election for consulship of 63 as populares
Cicero also stands

2

The elections continued...

Cicero and Antonius elected consuls for 63
Catiline stands for consulship of 62
He reforms proscriptions and debt cancellation
Elections postponed

3

The Plot!

Assassination of Cicero,
insurrection of the city,
Revolts in Italy
all to be achieved before the return of Pompey

4

The conspiracy

Evidence - Quintus Curius and Fulvia
21st Oct - letters handed over by Crassus, massacre palnned on the 28th, revolt of Manlius in Etruria

5

The conspiracy - november

6th - planned asassination of Cicero
7th - two conspirators to murder Cicero, others to loot the city
8th - Cicero convenes senate and gives first speech
Catiline leaves the city
9th - second speech and Catiline and Manlius declared hostes

6

The Conspiracy - december

3rd - senate meets to hear evidence
Senate votes conspirators to be arrested
Third speech against Catiline - to the people

7

End of conspiracy

Executions and Catiline defeated at Pistoia 62 bc