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FRL III: ORATORY, PART 1

T 1 Cic. Brut. 106

[Cicero:] ...L. enim Piso tribunus plebis legem primus de pecuniis repetundis Censorino et Manilio consulibus tulit—ipse etiam Piso et causas egit et multarum legum aut auctor aut dissuasor fuit, isque et orationes reliquit, quae iam evanuerunt, et annalis sane exiliter scriptos—...

Against C. Sempronius Gracchus’ Grain Law (F2)

F 2 Cic. Tusc. 3.48

= 48 F 41.

38 P. CORNELIUS SCIPIO NASICA SERAPIO

P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica Serapio (cos. 138 BC; RE Cornelius 354) was an opponent of Ti. Sempronius Gracchus (34). For instance, Nasica Serapio disapproved of a proposal by Ti. Sempronius Gracchus that the money of King Attalus should be distributed among the People (cf. 30 F6).

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T 1 Cicero, Brutus

[Cicero:] ...for L. Piso, as Tribune of the People, was the first to propose a law on the recovery of extorted money, in the consulship of Censorinus and Manilius [149 BC]—Piso himself, too, both was active as a pleader and was the supporter or opponent of many laws, and he left both orations, which have now faded away, and Annals [FRHist 9], written in a rather plain style— ...

Against C. Sempronius Gracchus’ Grain Law (F 2)

In 123 BC Piso Frugi vehemently opposed a grain law proposed by C. Sempronius Gracchus (48) (CCMR, App. A: 194; Schol. Bob. ad Cic. Flacc. [p.96.28–29 St.]).

F 2 Cicero, Tusculan Disputations

= 48 F 41.

38 P. CORNELIUS SCIPIO NASICA SERAPIO

In his consular year, Nasica Serapio, along with his colleague D. Iunius Brutus Callaicus (39), was asked by the Senate to investigate the crimes in the Silan forest (cf. 19 F 16) (TLRR 10).

In Cicero, Nasica Serapio is described as a forceful and sharp speaker (T 1–2).

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.fragmentary_republican_latin-oratory.2019