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L. Carpina'tius

the pro-magister or deputy-manager of the company of publicani, who farmed the scriptura (see Dict. of Ant. s. v.) in Sicily during the government of Verres, with whom he was very intimate. He is called by Cicero a second Timarchides, who was one of the chief agents of Verres in his robberies and oppressions. (Cic. Ver. 70, 76, 3.71.)

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