. One of the leaders of the Marian party in the
war with Sulla , and consul B.C. 83, in which year he was defeated by Sulla at Capua. In the
following year he joined forces with the consul Carbo in Cisalpine Gaul, but was again routed
by Metellus Pius. He then escaped from Italy, and fled to Rhodes, where he committed suicide
(Appian, B. C.
i. 82-91; Sulla