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FRL V: ORATORY, PART 3

τέ τινας καὶ τοὺς δύο δημάρχους ἔχοντες, ἅτε δὲ ὀλίγοι πρὸς πολλοὺς ἀγωνιζόμενοι μάτην ἐπαρρησιάζοντο. [2] καὶ ὁ μὲν Φαουώνιος μίαν ὥραν μόνην παρὰ τοῦ Τρεβωνίου πρὸς τὴν ἀντιλογίαν λαβών, κατέτριψεν αὐτὴν ὑπὲρ αὐτῆς τῆς τοῦ καιροῦ στενοχωρίας εἰκῇ βοῶν ...

On Behalf of the People of Tenedos (F6)

F 6 Cic. Q Fr. 2.10(9).2

= 122 F 7.

167 M. IUVENTIUS LATERENSIS

M. Iuventius Laterensis (praet. 51 BC; RE Iuventius 16) withdrew his candidacy for Tribune of the People in 59 BC, so as not to have to support Caesar’s agrarian law (Lex Iulia agraria: LPPR, pp.387–88; Cic. Att. 2.18.2; Planc.

Against Cn. Plancius (F1–2)

In 55 BC, in the competition for the curule aedileship, Laterensis, a nobleman, was defeated by the knight Cn. Plancius. Thereupon, he, along with L. Cassius Longinus (168 F 1), prosecuted Plancius under the Lex Licinia de

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167 M. IUVENTIUS LATERENSIS

and the two Tribunes [C. Ateius Capito and P. Aquillius Gallus, tr. pl. 55 BC] as supporters; but since they were fighting as a few against many, their outspokenness was without any effect. [2] And Favonius, who obtained from Trebonius only one hour for his speech in opposition, used it up in uttering protests against this very limitation of the time in vain ...

On Behalf of the People of Tenedos (F 6)

In 54 BC Favonius was one of the orators speaking on behalf of the liberty of the people of Tenedos.

F 6 Cicero, Letters to Quintus

= 122 F 7.

167 M. IUVENTIUS LATERENSIS

13, 52–53; Schol. Bob. ad Cic. Planc. 52 [pp.161.29–62.3 St.]). In 43 BC he killed himself (Vell. Pat. 2.63.2; Cass. Dio 46.51.3).

Against Cn. Plancius (F 1–2)

sodaliciis of 55 BC (LPPR, p.407). Plancius was defended by Cicero (Cic. Planc.) and acquitted (TLRR 293). In his speech Cicero engages with the arguments allegedly made by the opponent.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.fragmentary_republican_latin-oratory.2019