When was Cicero consul in Rome?
he was a novus homo
What was special about Cicero becoming consul?
orator (a lawyer in our time)
What was Cicero’s occupation before becoming consul?
Lucius Sergius Crassus
Who was Cicero’s opponent in race for consul?
Pompey, Caesar and Crassus
Who was part of the First Triumvirate?
Transalpine Gaul and Britain
What new lands did Caesar conquer between 62 and 50 B.C.?
When did the First Triumvirate break apart?
the death of Caesar’s daughter, his wife Julia, and Crassus
Why did the First Triumvirate break apart?
Who was Pompey’s chief rival in 52 B.C.
he crosses the river into Italy causing civil war
What important move in 49 B.C. did Caesar do?
Where did Caesar follow Pompey to fight him?
Egypt, he was beheaded
Where did Pompey escape and what happened to him there?
What year did Caesar become dictator?
Alexandria, Pontus, Spain, Africa
Where did Caesar go to conquer new lands?
vendi, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered)
What was Caesars most famous phrase?
Gallic, Alexandrian, Pontic and African
In 46 B.C. Caesar celebrated 4 triumphs, where did they take place?
What year did Caesar become dictator perpetuus?
revised calendar, granted citizenship to people, created provinces and builded statues
What were some of the things Caesar did for Rome?
no. Optimates thought Caesar was power-hungry,
Did Caesar and Optimates agree with each other?
What did Caesar Remind the Optimates of?
March 15th 44 B.C.
What date was Caesar assassinated?
Gaius Cassius and Marcus Brutus
Who were the leaders of Caesar’s assassination?