CICERO VOCABULARY IV
postul (1) to demand
ord, -inis m. order, rank, class
decern, -ere, -crv, -crtum, to decide,
obtemper (1) to obey
abhorre, -re, -u + ab, to be averse to, be
ms, mris m. custom, usage, practice
CICERO VOCABULARY III
undique, on all sides
licet, -re, licuit, to be permissible
recognosc, -ere, -nv, -nitum, to call to
vigil (1) to keep watch, be vigilant
sals, -tis f. safety.
pernicis, - f. ruin, destruction.
obscr adv. dimly, obscure
CICERO VOCABULARY I
qu sque, up until what point, how long.
abtor, t, -sus sum + abl. to abuse.
patientia, -ae, patience, endurance.
quam di, how long.
furr, -ris m. rage, fury.
iste, ista, istud, that.
ld, -ere, -ls, -lsum, to mock.
effrntus, -a, -um, un
qu sque, up until what point, how long. abtor, t, -sus sum + abl. to use up, misuse, abuse. A deponent
verb (or any verb in the passive voice) often changes -ris to -re in the 2nd person si
M. CICERONIS TULLI ORATIO IN L. CATILINAM PRIMA
IN S ENATU HABITA A.D. VI. ID. NOV .
 Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? quam diu etiam
furor iste tuus nos eludet? quem ad finem sese effrenata iactabit audacia?
Nihilne te noctu
M. TULLIUS CICERO (106-43 B. C.)
Cicero was born on January 3, 106 B .C. of a
rich and well connected eques from Arpinum
in the hills south of Rome. He received an
excellent education, saw military service
during the Social War in 90/89, and later
C. IULI CAESARIS BELLUM CIVILE: THE DEATH OF POMPEY
After Caesars victory at Pharsalus in T hessa ly in August 48, Po mpe y fle d north to
Mace donia, the n alo ng the so uthern coa st of wha t is now T urke y, a nd eve ntually down
the coast of Syria, Ph
C. JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 B.C.)
Born of a high patrician family, Caesar became
an early supporter of the populares. He saw service
in the East in 81, studied rhetoric at Rhodes,
campaigned against the pirates (75-74), and on his
return to Rome favored the