Quintus Lutatius Catulus (c. 120-61 BC), sometimes called Capitolinus, was the son of Quintus Lutatius Catulus. Year 61 BC was a year of the pre-Julian calendar. Events By place Rome September 29 — Pompey the Great For the Roman poet see Catullus Quintus Lutatius Catulus ( Latin: Q·LVTATIVS·Q·F·CATVLVS was a Roman He inherited his father's hatred of Marius, and was a consistent though moderate supporter of the aristocracy. This article is about the Roman statesman who reorganized the army and was seven times Consul In 78 he was consul with Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (120-77 BC), who after the death of Sulla proposed the overthrow of his constitution, the re-establishment of the distribution of grain, the recall of the banished, and other democratic measures. Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (120 BC &ndash 77 BC was a Roman statesman Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix ( Latin: L•CORNELIVS•L•F•P•N•SVLLA•FELIX (c Catulus vigorously opposed this, and a temporary compromise was effected.
But Lepidus, having levied troops in his province of Transalpine Gaul, returned to Rome at the head of an army. Marcus Aemilius Lepidus was a common name for several successive generations of a family in Ancient Rome: Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul 187 BC, Gallia Narbonensis ( Narbonese Gaul) was a Roman province located in what is now Languedoc and Provence, in southern France. Catulus defeated him at the Milvian bridge and near Cosa in Etruria, and Lepidus made his escape to Sardinia, where he died soon afterwards. For the spanish town see Cosa Spain Cosa was a Latin colonia founded under Roman influence in southwestern In 67 and 66 Catulus unsuccessfully opposed, as prejudicial to constitutional freedom, the Gabinian and Manilian laws, which conferred special powers upon Pompey. The Lex Gabinia (Gabinius's Law was a law established in Ancient Rome in 67 BC. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, commonly known as Pompey /'pɑmpi/ Pompey the Great or Pompey the Triumvir ( Classical Latin abbreviation He consistently opposed Julius Caesar, whom he endeavoured to implicate in the Catilinarian conspiracy. Lucius Sergius Catilina (108 BC–62 BC known in English as Catiline, was a Roman Politician of the 1st century BC who is best known for the Caesar, in return, accused him of embezzling public money during the reconstruction of the temple on the Capitol, and proposed to obliterate his name from the inscription and deprive him of the office of commissioner for its restoration. Catulus's supporters rallied round him, and Caesar dropped the charge.
Catulus held the office of censor, but soon resigned, being unable to agree with his colleague Licinius Crassus. Marcus Licinius Crassus ( Latin: M·LICINIVS·P·F·P·N·CRASSVS (ca Although not a man of great abilities, Catulus exercised considerable influence through his political consistency and his undoubted solicitude for the welfare of the state.
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