, Cicero mentions three persons of this name, who perhaps are all the same: one in the oration for Flaccus, B. C. 59 (100.13), another (C. Cestius) in a letter to Atticus, B. C. 51 (ad Att.
5.13), and a third (C. Cestius) as praetor in B. C. 44, who, he says, refused a province from Antony. (Phil.
As the last belonged to the aristocratical party, it is probable that he is the same Cestius who perished in the proscription, B. C. 43. (Appian, App. BC 4.26