12. A freedman of CRASSUS, to whom he was much attached.
He afterwards became a useful friend of Cicero's, and served in the army of J. Caesar in the Alexandrine war, and also followed him into Spain.
He was a man of great t diligence and learning, and anxious to write a history of the exploits of Caesar. For this reason Cicero gave him a very flattering letter of recommendation to Caesar. (Cic. ad Famil.