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Being an undischarged prisoner on an embezzlement charge, Catiline was
debarred from standing for the consulship of 65 bc, and there were rumours that
he and others plotted to murder the men who secured election in his place. He
He knew it would be best to assume office as provincial governor as soon as his
consulship was over, and to retain the job without a break for an indefinite period,
since if he became a private citizen even for a moment he would be liable to ...
Early in the following year, Clodius was murdered, and in the resulting
emergency Pompey assumed his third consulship, holding the office for some
months without a colleague. Some detected in him a taste for permanent one-
man rule; but ...
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