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Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus was a politician of the late Roman Republic.
Bibulus was the son in law of Cato the younger.
Bibulus' only major act as consul was to veto the bill proposed by Caesar that would give land in Campania to Pompey's soldiers, and to then declare that the rest of the days on which the Centuriate Assembly could meet would be religious holidays.
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 Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bibulus was the son in law of Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis.
Bibulus' only major act as consul was to veto Caesar's bill giving land in Campania to Pompey's soldiers, and to then declare that the rest of the days on which the Centuriate Assembly could meet would be religious holidays.
Bibulus spent the remainder of his term sequestered in his house where he claimed he was watching for omens, an act that technically invalidated all legislation passed that year.
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 Bibulus - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
BIBULUS, a surname of the Roman gens Calpurnia.
Next year he went to Syria as proconsul and claimed credit for a victory gained by one of his officers over the Parthians, before his own arrival in the province.
The two eldest were murdered in Egypt by some of the soldiery of Gabinius; the youngest, Lucius Calpurnius Bibulus, fought on the side of the republic at the battle of Philippi, but surrendered to Antony soon afterwards, and was by him appointed to the command of his fleet.
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Bibulus' first act as Consul was to retire from all political activity in order to search the skies for omens.
A former Consul, Marcus Licinius Crassus, allegedly the richest man in Rome, was also having problems in obtaining relief for his publicani clients, the tax-farmers who were in charge of collecting Roman tributes.
According to Cicero, Bibulus, Gaius Memmius (whose account may be from firsthand knowledge), and others (mainly Caesar's enemies), he had an affair with Nicomedes III of Bithynia early in his career.
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Porcia was a passionate woman as devoted to the cause of republican Rome as her father, Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis, a leader among the optimates opposing Gaius Julius Caesar.
She bore the mantle of her father, who in many ways, both good and bad, was the last great voice of the republic and at the same time she was a victim of the war.
She was present at a meeting at Antium on June 8, 44, that included Junia Tertia, the wife of Gaius Cassius Longinus; Marcus Favonius, an admirer of Cato; Brutus; Cassius; and Marcus Tullius Cicero.
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 Julius Caesar - The Last Dictator - Youth to Consulate
The growing dislike between him and Bibulus led to Bibulus complaining that Caesar got all the credit for their aedile year, as "The joint liberality of Caesar and myself is credited to Caesar alone." [Suetonius].
Bibulus, in a rare public appearance to defy Caesar, had dung dumped on his head by Caesar's supporters.
Early in 59, Bibulus (hand and glove with Cato and the conservative Senators) attempted to invalidate Caesar's laws by using an obscure procedural device: he claimed that hostile omens in the skies invalidated those laws he disliked, and actually withdrew to his home to watch the skies.
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 First Triumvirate
Bibulus was only the office holding face of the optimates, however, as it was Marcus Porcius Cato who truly led the 'boni'.
Bibulus spent the remainder of his Consular year trying to use religious omens to declare Caesar's laws as null and void, in an attempt to bog down the political system.
After Bibulus' withdrawal, the year of the Consulship of Caesar and Bibulus was often referred to jokingly thereafter as the year of "Julius and Caesar".
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 Cato the Younger Summary
Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis (95-46 BC), known as Cato the Younger, was a Roman political figure whose opposition to Pompey and Caesar helped hasten the collapse of the Roman Republic.
Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis (95 BC–46 BC), known as Cato the Younger to distinguish him from his great-grandfather Cato the Elder, was a politician and statesman in the late Roman Republic, and a follower of the Stoic philosophy.
As a military tribune, Cato was sent to Macedon in 67 BC at the age of 28 and given command of a legion.
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 Historical Figures - Julius Caesar
Marcus Tullius Cicero was senior Consul and Caesar had been elected Urban Praetor by the Centuriate Assembly.
His junior partner was his political enemy Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, a member of the Optimates faction and personal friend of Marcus Porcius Cato.
A former Consul, Marcus Licinius Crassus, allegedly the richest man in Rome, was also having problems in obtaining his long-desired military command against the Parthian Empire.
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 Roman Republic - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In 71 BC, however, Marcus Licinius Crassus was given military command and crushed the rebels.
Caesar resorted to the unconstitutional tactic of violence; Bibulus ended up under house arrest for most of the year, and Caesar was able to pass almost all of his legislation.
Octavian returned from Greece (where he and his friends Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Gaius Maecenas had been helping in the gathering of the Macedonian legions for the planned invasion of Parthia) and raised a small army from among Caesar’s veterans.
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 GAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR
The power that his heroism and valor had brought him was feared and hated by his enemies in the Senate, and was eventually killed by a group of Senators who had taken an oath to protect him with their lives.
Caesar's actual intentions were, to rescue Rome from the greed and injustice which had unsettled the country and led to civil war and to do it by moving the Republic forward, conquering, and bringing the people together.
After bribery, the election of Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, who had served beside Caesar as Curule Aedile in 65 as the other Consul was secured.
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 Welcome to myfoodcount.com - Measure your Health - Famous Epileptic - Gaius Julius Caesar
Caesar's friend Marcus Junius Brutus conspired with others to assassinate him, to restore the Republic and because they were afraid that Julius might try to make himself a king.
This dramatic assassination on the Ides of March (March 15th) in 44 BC sparked a new civil war between the Caesarians, including Octavian, Mark Antony, and Lepidus, and the Republicans, including Brutus, Cassius, Cicero and the sons of many men who were killed by Caesar in the civil war.
His junior partner was his political enemy Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, an Optimate and son of Cato the Younger.
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 CAESAR, JULIUS. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Against senatorial opposition he achieved a brilliant stroke—he organized a coalition, known as the First Triumvirate, made up of Pompey, commander in chief of the army; Marcus Licinius Crassus, the wealthiest man in Rome (see Crassus, family); and Caesar himself.
In the same year, as consul, he secured the passage of an agrarian law providing Campanian lands for 20,000 poor citizens and veterans, in spite of the opposition of his senatorial colleague, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus.
Caesar collected at Brundisium a small army and fleet—so small, in fact, that Bibulus, waiting with a much larger fleet to prevent his crossing to Epirus, did not yet bother to watch him—and slipped across the strait.
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 Julius Caesar - Military History Wiki
The dramatic assassination on theIdes of March was the catalyst for a second set of civil wars, which marked the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire under Caesar's grand-nephew and adopted son Octavian, later known as Caesar Augustus.
Publius Crassus, son of Marcus Crassus, was sent to Aquitania with twelve legionary cohorts to subdue the tribes there.
Bibulus named Caesar the "queen of Bithynia" saying that "of yore he was enamoured of a king, but now of a king’s estate".
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 Life of Gaius Julius Caesar
The idea holds up until Marcus Porcius Cato, soon to be Tribune of the Plebs (he would enter office 5 days later) and great-grandson of the man who demanded the destruction of Carthage in his speeches (Cato the Elder), convinced the senate that the death penalty should be upheld.
Still Marcus Porcius Cato and the rest of the Optimates did all they could to secure the second consulship for Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, Caesar's former co-Aedile and now the new Optimate front man. Luckily for them they were able to choose the military duties for the next year.
Bibulus retired to his house in disgrace so Caesar was practically sole Consul.
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 Caesar (Julius) Civil War Summary
The tribunes Marcus Antonius (Antonius) and Quintus Cassius Longinus (Cassius), supporters of Caesar, attempted to defend the letter, as had other supporters of Caesar, and the tribunes vetoed a motion against Caesar...
Marcus Terentius Varro (Varro) was sent to Hispania Ulterior as legatus.
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 The Consulship of Julius and Caesar
Another contender, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, was voted in as the Junior consul.
Bibulus arrived at the forum to protest, but was silenced when a bucket of dung was poured on his head and he was kicked off the rostra.
Bibulus locked himself in his house for the rest of the year in a boycott of politics.
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 Julius Caesar
In Rome, Caesar was appointed dictator, with Marcus Antonius as his master of the horse (''magister equitum'', or chief lieutenant); Caesar resigned this dictatorate after eleven days and was elected to a second term as consul with Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus as his colleague.
In 44 BC, Caesar became consul a fifth time with Marcus Antonius as his colleague; he was soon appointed perpetual dictator (''dictator perpetuus'') and began wearing the knee-high red boots of the kings of Alba Longa, from whom the Julii Caesares were descended.
Among the assassins were Gaius Trebonius, Decimus Junius Brutus, Marcus Junius Brutus, and Gaius Cassius Longinus; Caesar had personally pardoned most of his murderers or personally advanced their careers.
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 Lucius Calpurnius Bibulus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lucius Calpurnius Bibulus (died around 32) was a Roman statesman.
Lucius Bibulus was the third son of Julius Caesar's implacable enemy Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus.
Bibulus was later made governor of Syria by Augustus and he died around 32.
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 Caesar vs Pompey in Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Sailing in the harsh conditions of the wintry Adriatic Sea Caesar slipped the blockadge of Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus and landed the next day at Epirus at the Ceraunian range and quickly gained control of Oricum and Apollonia.
Bibulus attacked the fleet and burnt many ships and killed many of Caesar's soldiers delaying Caesar's reinforcements from reaching Greece.
With Antony unable to cross from Italy and come to Caesar's aid: Caesar was outnumbered by as much as seven to one.
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Bibulus was one of Julius Caesar's early partners and served with him in the aedileship (65
He was married to Porcia, who gave him a son, Lucius Calpurnius Bibulus.
Dio noted that so great an admiral was Bibulus that Antony had not dared to sail from Brundisium.
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 Julius_Caesar - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Ironically, it had been the loss of his priesthood that allowed him to pursue a military career: the Flamen Dialis was not permitted to ride or even touch a horse, sleep three nights outside his own bed or one night outside Rome, or look upon an army.
His junior partner was his political enemy Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, an optimas and son-in-law of Cato the Younger.
According to Cicero, Bibulus, Gaius Memmius (whose account may be from firsthand knowledge), and others (mainly Caesar's enemies), he had an affair with Nicomedes IV of Bithynia early in his career.
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On the eve of the consular elections for 59, the Senate sought to allot to the two future consuls for 59, as their proconsular provinces, the unprofitable supervision of forests and cattle trails in Italy.
The bill was vetoed by three tribunes of the plebs, and Caesar's colleague Bibulus announced his intention of preventing the transaction of public business by watching the skies for portents whenever the public assembly was convened.
Gaius Cassius Longinus, who was the moving spirit in the plot to murder him, and Marcus Junius Brutus, the symbolic embodiment of Roman republicanism, were both former enemies.
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The three "triumvirs" had hoped to bring the silver-tongued Cicero in to make it a foursome, but to his credit Cicero could not be conned in to joining.
As planned, Caesar was elected one of the consuls for 59 BC, along with an unfortunate would named Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus.
He was so heavy handed that Bibulus stayed at home all year claiming that he was "watching the skies" - meaning that he was collecting bizarre religious portents to help him undo Caesar's legislation after their year as consuls was over.
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 Varronian chronology
The year that corresponds to our 59 BCE was known to them as 'the year in which Gaius Julius Caesar and Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus were consuls'.
Using this system, the year in which Marcus Fabius Vibulanus, Marcus Folius Flaccinator and Lucius Sergius Fidenas were military tribunes with consular powers, is identical to 430/429 BCE (and not Varro's 433).
The plague that is mentioned by Livy for this year, is perhaps identical to the one described by the Athenian historian Thucydides under the year 429 BCE.
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 Greek & Roman Antiquities - Articles - Ancient Rulers - Julius Caesar Part I
He was proclaimed dictator for life, and heavily centralized the already faltering government of the weak Republic.
While it was enormously expensive on a personal basis, it gave a great deal of prestige to a young Senator, and Crassus’ support certainly made it an achievable task for Caesar.
In the elections held in late 63 BC, Catiline was defeated for the consular position and Marcus Tullius Cicero became the senior Consul.
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