Cicero Lecture Outline
b. at Arpinum in 106 BCE
BCE 90 toga virilis
Studies law, oratory and statesmanship
25 yrs old – begins law career
Catilinarian conspiracy – what was his greatest accomplishment also led
to his decline
58 BC banished from Rome
57 BC allowed to return
43 BC Second Triumvirate forms and Cicero is put to death
How are images of war and personal combat used in this speech?
How is Catiline alienated from the city and its inhabitants?
What role do the walls of the city play in this speech?
How does Cicero defend the city against Catiline?