The Jugurthine War - The Conspiracy of Catiline XXXVII-XLIX Summary & Analysis

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The Conspiracy of Catiline XXXVII-XLIX Summary and Analysis

Caitiline attempts to get the help of the Gauls, saying if they win, their country will be free of debt. Initially they agree, but after weighing it up, they decide to put the state first, so disclose their meeting with Caitiline to Rome. Sallust tells the reader of the conspirator's plans. They aim to entice Cicero to the city gate and then kill him and his followers. However, Cathegus thinks the best way forward is immediate action. Cathegus tells his fellow conspirators he will go down now to the solicitation Consul's house and kill him. Cicero asks the Allobroges (Gauls) to arrange a meeting with the conspirators. Cicero arranges for two men to wait under Milvian Bridge as the conspirator Volturcius walks back from the meeting. They arrest Volturcius as planned, and Cicero...

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