Author:Lucius Sergius Catilina

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Lucius Sergius Catilina
(108 BCE – 62 BCE)

Roman politician best known for the Catiline conspiracy: a failed (pair of) attempt(s) to overthrow the Roman Republic and the power of the aristocratic Senate. The aphorism: "O tempora o mores" originates in Cicero's oration against Catalina

Lucius Sergius Catilina


  • The Bellum Catilinarium of Sallust, and Cicero's Four Orations Against Catiline: With Notes. Together with the Bellum Jugurthinum of Sallust by William Trollope (1830) (external scan)

Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.