- pertaining to or resembling Catiline.
- a person who participated in Catiline's conspiracy.
- a person who resembles or imitates Catiline; conspirator.
Origin of Catilinarian
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Lucius Calpurnius Bestia, one of the Catilinarian conspirators, possibly a grandson of the above.
Little else is known of him except that he declared in favour of the death punishment for the Catilinarian conspirators.
Where now hurl the Catilinarian pride, the splendid exhibition of warlike crime-avenging materials?The Reign of Greed
He consistently opposed Caesar, whom he endeavoured to implicate in the Catilinarian conspiracy.
The same immovable courage was shown by Caesar at the time of the Catilinarian conspiracy.Ancient Rome
Mary Agnes Hamilton