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Publius Autronius Paetus was a politician of the late Roman Republic who was involved in the conspiracy of Catiline. Jump to: navigation, search See also Roman Republic (18th century) and Roman Republic (19th century). ... Catiline (Lucius Sergius Catilina) (108 BC-62 BC) was a Roman politician of the 1st century BC who is best known for the Catiline (or Catilinarian) conspiracy, an attempt to overthrow the Roman Republic, and in particular the power of the aristocratic Senate. ...


He was elected consul for 65 BC, alongside Publius Cornelius Sulla, but before they could take office both were accused of electoral corruption by Lucius Aurelius Cotta and Lucius Manlius Torquatus. They were found guilty, their election was declared void and their accusers were appointed consuls in their place. Autronius conspired with Catiline to murder the new consuls, but the plot collapsed when Catiline gave the signal before all the conpirators were assembled. For modern diplomatic consuls, see Consulate general. ... Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century Decades: 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC - 60s BC - 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC Years: 70 BC 69 BC 68 BC 67 BC 66 BC 65 BC 64 BC 63 BC 62... Publius Cornelius Sulla (d. ... Lucius Aurelius Cotta, when praetor in 70 BC brought in a law for the reform of the jury lists, by which the judices were to be eligible, not from the senators exclusively as limited by Sulla, but from senators, equites and tribuni aerarii. ...


Autronius was implicated in Catiline's failed conspiracy to overthrow the government in 66 BC. After his old friend Cicero refused to defend him, he was convicted and sent into exile in Epeirus. When Cicero himself was exiled in 58 BC he was concerned that Autronius might attempt to kill him. Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century Decades: 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC - 60s BC - 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC Years: 71 BC 70 BC 69 BC 68 BC 67 BC 66 BC 65 BC 64 BC 63... Jump to: navigation, search Marcus Tullius Cicero (standard English pronunciation ; Classical Latin pronunciation ) (January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC) was an orator and statesman of Ancient Rome, and is generally considered the greatest Latin midget and prose stylist. ... Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century Decades: 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC - 50s BC - 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC 0s BC Years: 63 BC 62 BC 61 BC 60 BC 59 BC 58 BC 57 BC 56 BC 55...


References

  • William Smith (ed) (1870), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 3 p. 84

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Publius Autronius Paetus was a politician of the late Roman Republic who was involved in the conspiracy of Catiline.
Autronius conspired with Catiline to murder the new consuls, but the plot collapsed when Catiline gave the signal before all the conpirators were assembled.
Autronius was implicated in Catiline's failed conspiracy to overthrow the government in 66 BC.
Publius Autronius Paetus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
Publius Autronius Paetus was a politician of the late Roman Republic who was involved in the conspiracy of Catiline.
Autronius conspired with Catiline to murder the new consuls, but the plot collapsed when Catiline gave the signal before all the conpirators were assembled.
Autronius was implicated in Catiline's failed conspiracy to overthrow the government in 66 BC.
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