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FRL III: ORATORY, PART 1

praeteriretur. itaque multis querelis multaque miseratione adhibita socios omnibus approbantibus illa die quaestione liberatos esse.

19A Q. FULVIUS NOBILIOR

Q. Fulvius Nobilior (cos. 153, censor 136 BC; RE Fulvius 95) is known for having obtained Roman citizenship for the poet Q. Ennius, who had accompanied his father on

T 1 Cic. Brut. 79

Q. Nobiliorem M. f. iam patrio1 instituto deditum studio litterarum ... non indisertum dicunt fuisse ...

In Support of Ser. Sulpicius Galba (F2)

When the Tribune of the People L. Scribonius Libo (29 F2–4) promulgated a bill reverting the actions of Ser. Sulpicius Galba (19) in Gaul, which was supported by M.

F 2 Liv. Epit. 49.19

= 19 F 12.

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19A Q. FULVIUS NOBILIOR

and such great gravity that hardly any part of the oration was passed by in silence. Thus, as a result of many pitiful utterances and much compassion adduced, with the approval of all, the members of the corporation had been freed from the charge on that day. [continued by F13]

19A Q. FULVIUS NOBILIOR

his campaign to Aetolia (Cic. Brut. 79). In Cicero Fulvius is described as a decent speaker (T 1); one particular instance of an oratorical intervention of his is attested (F2).

T 1 Cicero, Brutus

About Q. Nobilior, Marcus’ son [M. Fulvius Nobilior, cos. 189 BC], as a result already of his father’s practice devoted to the study of letters, ... they say that he was not without the ability to speak ...

In Support of Ser. Sulpicius Galba (F 2)

Porcius Cato (8), Fulvius Nobilior responded on behalf of Galba (TLRR 1).

F 2 Livy, Epitome

= 19 F 12.

99
DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.fragmentary_republican_latin-oratory.2019