Rome's Terrorist Plot — The Catiline Conspiracy

How Cicero saved the Republic

TThe Catiline Conspiracy marks a turning point for the burgeoning power of Rome. Called ‘Cicero’s finest hour’ by Mary Beard, Cambridge Professor of Classics in her book SPQR, A History of Ancient Rome, it saw a terrorist plot at the highest level of Roman society revealed and then crushed. Instead of dying in a bloody slaughter, the…



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Jordan Franics

Interested in many things, I write about a variety of topics in-depth and often just scratching the surface. MPhys