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Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician Quiz

Anthony Everitt
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What was the crowd's response to Brutus' claim that Caesar had to be assassinated at the end of Chapter 13? (from Chapter 12, Philosophical Investigations, Thoughts on the Nature of Things, 46-44 B.C., Chapter 13, Why, This Is Violence!, Plots and Conspiracies, January—March 44 B.C.)


What type of campaign did Cicero lead while governing Cicilia? (from Chapter 9, The Drift to Civil War, 52-50 B.C.)


How did Cicero respond to Octavian as Consul and the forming of the Second Triumvirate? (from Chapter 15, Cicero's Civil War, Against Marc Antony, January—April, 43 B.C., Chapter 16, Death at the Seaside, The End of the Republic, April—November, 43 B.C., Chapter 17, Postmortems)


How did Clodius' supporters distract Cicero at Milo's trial? (from Chapter 7, Exile, The Rise of Caesar, 58-52 B.C.)


When did Nepos prevent Cicero from giving a speech? (from Chapter 6, Pretty-Boy's Revenge, The Good Goddess Affair and the Return of Pompey, 62-58 B.C.)

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