Cicero, Letters to Friends, Volume III

LCL 230: 438-439

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  • They had wide constitutional powers, the most important being that any one of them could veto any piece of public business, including laws and senatorial decrees. They could also initiate these. They took office on 10 December. (2) Military: See Legion. (3) See Pay-master Tribunes.
  • Triumph: Victory celebration by a general on his return to Rome. Permission had to be granted by the Senate.
  • Uniform: Magistrates leaving to take command of armies wore the general’s red cloak (paludamentum) and were said to set out paludati.
  • Valuation (aestimatio): Process by which a debtor’s property could be transferred to his creditor in settlement. Caesar made such transfers compulsory on terms favourable to the debtor.
  • Weal: The goddess Salus, who had a temple on the Quirinal Hill near Atticus’ house.
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References are to Latin text, by letter and paragraph. A superscript letter r indicates that the order of words or names in the entry is reversed.

  • Academia (in Athens) 253.3. The ‘New’ Academy 189.1; 254.1
  • Acastus (slave of Cicero) 41.2; 43.2; 119.1; 124.2. Cf. 98.4
  • Accius, L. (author of tragedies) 190.6,7; 192.1
  • Acciani versus 190.4
  • Achaia (Greece) 174.2; 275.1; 292.2; 293.3; 295.2
  • Achaicum negotium 203.2
  • Achilles 22.7; 389.2
  • Acidinus see Manlius (Torquatus?) Acidinus
  • Acilius Caninus, M. (procos. 46–45) 265.3; 267.2. Cicero’s letters to him: 266; 301–10
  • Actium (cape and town in western Greece) 125.2; 127.1
  • Adiatorix (son of a Galatian tetrarch under Deiotarus’ suzerainty) 95.2
  • Aegina (island on the Saronic Gulf, southwest of Athens) 248.4
  • Aegypta (Cicero’s (?) freedman) 42.1,2
  • Aegyptus (Egypt) 18.4,5; 365.1; 366.1; 387.1; 406.2
  • Aelius Lamia, L. (pr. 42?, hereditary friend of Cicero) 136; 433.1–3; 434.2,3; 435.1,2
  • Aelius Paetus Catus, Sex. (cos. 198) 331
  • Aemilia (via) (road running northwest from Ariminum through Mutina) 378.4
  • Aemilius Avianianus, M. 287.1; 293.2; 314
  • Aemilius Lepidus, M. (leading follower of Caesar, cos. 46, later triumvir) 292.3; 368.4; 370.1; 379.3; 380.1,2; 382.2,3; 384.2; 385.4; 386.1; 388.3; 390.1–3; 391.1–4; 395.2–4; 397.2; 398.1–3; 400.2; 402.1; 404.1; 407.1,2; 409.1,2,4; 412.1; 413.3; 414.1–5; 415.4; 416.1; 421.2; 425.1,3; 428.6. Cf. 418.2. His letters to
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