The Jugurthine War - Conspiracy of Catiline L-LXI Summary & Analysis

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Conspiracy of Catiline L-LXI Summary and Analysis

Cicero arrests more men and takes them before the Senate, where they debate whether to execute them. The Senate applauds a long speech by Cato in favor of their execution. Finally, the accused men are taken down to the dungeon and strangled.

In the meantime, Caitilin approaches Rome with his army, and Antonio's army approaches Caitilin. However, when Caitilin hears about the executions, he heads back to Gaul. Quinton Metellus Celer guesses this will happen, and he takes some of his troops to block Caitilin's way. Soon, Caitilin's army find themselves surrounded on both the Rome and Gaul side. Caitlin has no choice but to go into battle, so he prepares his soldiers with a speech. Antonius cannot fight in battle and hands his command over to Marcus Petreius, who knows all the soldiers, motivating...

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