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Its defeat by Cicero, Catiline's The first phase. of the nobility who had lived
beyond their means, and in return for financial relief would equally support a
Crassus in the Senate (p. 369) or a Catiline at the polls. But if Catiline could count
Cicero's never have been in doubt. Yet Cicero's vigilance and energy saved hour
of Italy from the risk of another sanguinary, if transient, period of civil triumph.
conflict| 4n(i the complimentary title of pater patriae, which Catulus proposed to ...
letter-writing became a minor literary art, which we can still study Cicero's in the
voluminous correspondence of Cicero. It is in the main due to correspond- the
survival of Cicero's letters that our knowledge of life under the en"' later republic
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