previous next




auctore populo Romano: the Roman people has already shown its opinion of Pompey by passing the Gabinian Law; hence Manilius has the auctoritas of the whole people behind him, as opposed to the auctoritas of a few aristocrats like Hortensius and Catulus (cf. sect. 63).

neve, and not

iterum: alluding to the former unanimity of the people in passing the Gabinian Law.

de re . . . facultate, the cause itself or the power of carrying it through.

dubitemus: ยง 535, a (320, a); B. 283, 2; G. 631, a.2; F 591, 1(503, i); Cf. H.-B. 513, 2.

potestate praetoria, official influence as praetor; more official than auctoritate.

defero, put at your service.


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Cicero, On Pompey's Command, 63
    • A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge, G. L. Kittredge, J. B. Greenough, Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar, 535
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: