Caesar's Women - Study Guide Part VI May of 60 B.C.- March of 58 B.C.: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Caesar's successes in Spain worry the boni. They are already blocking Pompey's legislation and want to prevent Caesar from running for consulship. Pompey warns him in a letter that he must return home as soon as possible. He writes that the boni convinced the Senate to award Caesar his imperium-a decree of power- eight days after the candidates for consulship put forth their names. If Caesar presents himself in the Senate declaring his bid, he loses his imperium. Caesar appreciates Pompey's message and chooses to abandon his imperium in favor of running for consul. He wins the consulship for the following year and becomes the senior consul with Bibulus as the junior consul.

Caesar realizes that being in Spain has changed him. He no longer...

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