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PORTICUS MINUCIA built by M. Minucius Rufus, consul in 110 B.C. (Veil. ii. 8. 3: per eadem tempora clarus eius Minuci qui porticusi quae hodieque celebres sunt, molitus est, ex Scordiscis triumphus fuit). This use of the plural is no evidence that the porticus was double, or that there were two buildings, for Velleius uses it elsewhere of a single porticus (ii. I. 2), as do other writers (e.g. Plin. NH xxxv. 14). In it Antonius, and probably other officials, set up their tribunals (Cic. Phil. ii. 84: in porticu Minucia), and it is mentioned in Apuleius (de mundo 35: alius ad Minuciam frumentatum venit) and in the Historia Augusta (Commod. 16: Herculis signum aeneum sudavit in Minucia per plures dies). In the calendars it occurs twice (Praen. ad xi Kal. Ian., CIL is. p. 238: laribus permarinis in porticu Minucia; Filoc. ad prid. Non. Iun., CIL i. p. 266: ludi in Minicia; cf. p. 338), and in several inscriptions of the first four centuries (see below), but always alone and in the si