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  Cato   (M. Porcius Cato) - "Censorius"; Roman consul, 195 B.C.
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234/11 The birth of M.Cato.
218/59 L.Valerius persuades M.Cato to move to Rome.
217/29 M.Cato serves as a soldier in the Roman army for the first time.
214/31 M.Cato serves as tribunus militum in Sicily.
204/1 M.Cato becomes a political ally of Fabius Maximus.
204/2 Cato as quaestor is assigned to Scipio in Sicily.
204/30 Cato returns from Africa to Rome, together with the poet Q.Ennius.
198/23 Cato as praetor clears up corruption in Sardinia.
195/_ Consuls: M. Porcius M.f. Cato, L. Valerius P.f. Flaccus
195/2 Oppia, a sumptuary law, is repealed despite the opposition of Cato.
195/4 Cato arrives at Emporiae.
195/5 Cato defeats the Spanish rebels near Emporiae.
195/9 Cato orders the walls of all the Spanish cities to be demolished.
194/3 Cato fails to bring the Turdetani and their Celtiberian allies to bat
194/10 Cato subdues the Lacetani and Bergistani.
194/13 Stratagems employed by Cato in Spain.
194/14 comments on the conquests, and frugal lifestyle, of Cato in Spain.
194/15 Cato returns from Spain, and celebrates a triumph.
191/13 Cato returns to Rome.
190/28 The careful upbringing of Cato's baby son.
189/20 Cato accuses Acilius, a rival candidate for the censorship, of approp
184/2 M.Porcius Cato and L.Valerius Flaccus are elected censors.
184/11 Cato continues his efforts to stop the spread of luxury.
174/13 Cato takes on personal responsibility for the education of his son.
167/4 The Rhodian envoys address the senate; they are supported by M.Cato.
161/11 Cato criticizes Roman extravagance.
155/18 Cato marries Salonia, the daughter of his secretary.
154/16 The birth of Cato's son Salonianus.
153/20 Cato defends himself against an accusation in court, for the last tim
152/6 M.Cato goes as ambassador to Carthage.
152/10 Cato urges the destruction of Carthage, and illustrates the threat
152/14 The death of Cato's eldest son, Licinianus.
150/12 Achaean exiles to return home, after a caustic comment from Cato.
150/15 Cato persuades to senate to go to war against Carthage, despite the
149/15 Galba for his behaviour in Spain, and Cato joins in the accusation.
149/16 envoys to Bithynia, causing Cato to comment caustically on the quali
149/31 Cato praises Scipio.
149/32 Cato asks for Ti.Gracchus as his judge.
149/33 ators begin to establish their reputation while Cato is still alive.
149/34 Cato learns the Greek language in his old age.
149/35 Cato criticises A.Postumius for writing a history in Greek.
149/36 Sayings and witticisms of Cato.
149/37 origins, old-fashioned virtue, and long political career of Cato.
149/38 The death of Cato.
Plutarch,- PLUTARCH, Cato Maior
Cornelius- CORNELIUS NEPOS, Cato
    Within translations:
Athen_06.274 &# But the famous Cato, as Polybius tells us in the thirt
Cic:Brut_* 60-69 * which time also M. Cato was quaestor, about one hundred
Cic:Brut_75 were still extant, which Cato informs us in his Origins,
Cic:Brut_77 Contemporary with the Cato above-mentioned (though some
Cic:Brut_80 public speech; and that Cato, who died in the 85th year
Cic:Brut_82 or Scipio, or even of Cato himself: in short, the stren
Cic:Brut_89 subsequent law. M. Cato (as I have before mentioned) thoug
Cic:Brut_90 manner;- and thus (as Cato informs us in his History)
Cic:Brut_293 nstance, when you compared old Cato to Lysias. He was, ind
Cic:Brut_298 examined, and especially Cato: which could not fail to con
Cic:Brut_333 of distinction: for old Cato (we are informed) was oblige
Diod_34.33 gently. For Marcus Cato, who was given the name Demosthene
Diod_37.3 ers. &   Marcus Cato, a wise man and distinguished by
Ennius:Ann_256 the Roman people. Cato, ancestor of Cato here, is extolle
Ennius:Ann_300 Punic War, and Marcus Cato was a quaestor in their cons
Ennius:Ann_345 the War with Antiochus; Cato in Spain & & L & [346] & Gre
Ennius:Ann_352 hty crags. [352] & Cato on the one-time modesty of women
Ennius:Ann_356 iter, with utter hell! [356] & Cato in Spain, 195 B.C. ;
Euseb]:Chron_281 748 B.C.]. Porcius Cato does not give the time according
FastCap_p64 L.n. Flaccus , M. Porcius M.f. Cato [194] & P. Cornelius
FastTr_p102 M. Por[cius M.f. Cato, proconsul,] & from [Nearer Spain
Hieron:Chron_1777 born at Tarentum. Cato as quaestor brought him back to
Just_33.2 Marcus Cato, the son of Cato the orator, while he was fig
Just_Preface of my leisure, of which Cato thinks that an account must
Phlegon:Mir_1 with the legates Porcius Cato and Lucius Valerius Flaccus
Phlegon:Mir_2 Acilius dispatched Cato to Rome to report his victory whil
Plut:Mor_198 CATO THE ELDER. Cato the Elder, in a speech to the peop
Plut:Mor_200 lour and knowledge, that Cato the Elder, being asked his
Polyaen_08.17.1 consternation. [17] Porcius Cato. When Porcius Cato
Schol:Bob_80 [Sull_23] & & M.Cato the censor and Tiberius Coruncaniu

  Cato 2   (M. Porcius Cato Licinianus) - the elder son of Cato the Censor
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  + Licinianus
152/14 The death of Cato's eldest son, Licinianus.
    Within translations:
Just_33.2 this engagement, Marcus Cato, the son of Cato the orator,

  Cato 4   (M. Porcius Cato) - Roman consul, 118 B.C.
118/_ Consuls: M. Porcius M.f. Cato, Q. Marcius Q.f. Rex
117/12 M.Cato dies while he is proconsul in Africa.

  Cato 5   (C. Porcius Cato) - Roman consul, 114 B.C.
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114/_ Consuls: M'. Acilius M.f. Balbus, C. Porcius M.f. Cato
114/6 The consul Cato is defeated by the Scordisci.
112/7 C.Cato is tried and convicted of extortion.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_108 Flaccus, and C. Cato the nephew of Africanus, were like
Cic:Brut_128 nsular gentlemen L. Bestia, C. Cato, Sp. Albinus, and that

  Cato 6   (M. Porcius Cato) - the father of Cato Uticensis
92/14 M.Cato, the father of Cato Uticensis, dies while a candidate for the
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_222 us, the son of Marcus,- and M. Cato, the father, and Q.

  Cato 7   (L. Porcius Cato) - Roman consul, 89 B.C.
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89/_ Consuls: Cn. Pompeius Sex.f. Strabo, L. Porcius M.f. Cato
89/4 C.Titius (? Titinius) leads a mutiny in Cato's army.
89/5 Cato is defeated and killed by the Marsi near Lake Fucinus.
    Within translations:
Diod_37.2 Sulla, the general of Cato the other consul, often rout
FastCap_p74 Strabo , L. Porcius M.f. M.n. Cato - killed in battle cen

  Cato 9   (M. Porcius Cato) - "Uticensis"; Roman praetor, 54 B.C.
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95/23 The birth of M.Cato.
92/14 M.Cato, the father of Cato Uticensis, dies while a candidate for the
81/34 The dignified behaviour of M.Cato as a young man.
81/35 Cato is restrained from making threats against Sulla.
76/24 The close friendship of M.Cato and his brother Caepio.
73/38 M.Cato takes Antipater of Tyre as his companion, makes his first publ
72/34 Gellius commends M.Cato for his bravery while serving in the war agai
68/20 M.Cato is the only candidate to obey the canvassing laws, when electe
67/18 M.Cato imposes a strict discipline on himself and his soldiers while
67/35 M.Cato mourns the death of his brother Caepio, at Aenus.
66/37 M.Cato visits Antioch and other places in the eastern provinces.
65/2 Cato returns to Rome, accompanied by the philosopher Athenodorus.
64/36 Cato, as quaestor, forces Sulla's henchmen to give back the rewards
64/37 Cato reforms the administration of the treasury, while serving as qua
64/38 Cato prevents Marcellus from agreeing to an illegal payment from the
63/34 Cato and Metellus Nepos are elected to be tribunes for the following
63/62 Cato prosecutes the consul-elect Murena, who is defended by Cicero.
63/74 cero is given the title "parens patriae", by either Catulus or Cato.
62/3 Cato persuades the senate to provide a corn dole, in order to win bac
62/11 Cato dissuades the senate from retaliating against Metellus Nepos.
62/26 delay in the elections for new consuls, but this is opposed by Cato.
62/33a Cato divorces Atilia, and marries Marcia.
62/34a The tribunes Cato and Marius pass a law to define the procedure for
61/7 Cato refuses a marriage alliance with Pompeius.
60/9 Cato counters Clodius' accusations against the priests and priestesse
60/14 Cato forces Caesar to abandon his plans for a triumph.
59/6 Caesar attempts to put Cato in prison.
59/9 The senators, including Cato, are forced to swear to abide by the ter
58/20 yprus into a Roman province; M.Cato is sent to expel king Ptolemy
58/58 Ptolemy Auletes visits Cato at Rhodes.
57/10 Cyprus, commits suicide and Cato takes over the island without resis
57/55 Cato scrupulously collects the wealth of Cyprus, in order to remove
57/56 Cato sells poison, while disposing of the assets of the kingdom of
56/14 Cato returns to Rome with the treasure he has collected from Cyprus.
56/15 Cato defends the legality of Clodius' acts as tribune, including his
56/16 Cato declines an offer by the senate to allow him to stand as candida
56/39 Clodius denounces Cato's conduct in Cyprus.
55/2 with blood; Vatinius is elected as praetor, while Cato is rejected.
55/5 Cato is put in prison after opposing the measures of the tribune Treb
55/16 Cato leaves the theatre during the Floralia, to avoid seeing naked
55/42 twenty days for Caesar's victories, despite the opposition of Cato.
55/53 Cato gives his wife Marcia to his friend Hortensius.
54/20 M.Cato attempts to stop corruption in the elections for new consuls.
54/56 General remarks on Cato's conduct as praetor.
52/14 Cato helps M.Favonius to be elected as aedile.
52/18 Cato refuses an invitation to become one of Pompeius' advisers.
52/52 edile holds games at Rome, in which he gives Cato a place of honour.
52/56 Cato stands as a candidate for consul, but fails to be elected.
51/41 5.12, letters from Cicero to M.Cato, C.Marcellus, M.Marcellus and L.P
51/60 Cic:Fam_2'7 & 15'4, letters from Cicero to C.Curio and M.Cato.
50/13 for Cicero's victories in Cilicia, despite the opposition of M.Cato.
50/22 tensius; after which Marcia returns to her previous husband, M.Cato.
50/31 am_15.6, letters from Cicero to Atticus and Cato, written at Tarsus.
50/39 Cato votes in favour of a supplication for the success of his son-in-
50/66 pher Athenodorus spends the last part of his life with Cato in Rome.
49/61 Cato strongly advocates delaying military action, and Pompeius does
48/48 Cato and Scipio go to Africa with the remains of Pompeius' army.
48/67 M.Cato takes command of Pompeius' remaining forces near Cyrene, after
48/70 Cato crosses the desert with his army to join Juba in the province
47/49 Cato fortifies the city of Utica.
46/24 Sayings of Cato.
46/25 9 April -R} Cato commits suicide at Utica, to avoid being captured
46/26 remarks on the character of Cato, a stubborn defender of traditional
46/48 Cicero publishes a book in praise of Cato.
45/23 tes a pamphlet "Anti-Cato" in response to Cicero's encomium of Cato.
Plutarch,- PLUTARCH, Cato Minor

  Cato 12   (M. Porcius Cato) - the son of Cato Uticensis
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42/32 Marcus Cato junior is notoriously fond of women.

  Cato 16   (C. Porcius Cato) - tribune of the plebs, 56 B.C.
54/18 C.Cato is prosecuted twice for disrupting elections, but Calvus and

  Cato 17   (P. Valerius Cato) - a Latin grammarian and poet
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30/50 The impoverished old age of the grammarian Valerius Cato.


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