a Roman knight, whom Cicero mentioned in his oration for Ligarius, B. C. 46, as one of the distinguished men who were interceding with Caesar on behalf of Ligarius; but after the oration was published, Cicero was reminded that he had made a mistake in mentioning the name of Corfidius, as the latter had died before the speech was delivered. (Cic. pro Ligar.
11, ad Att.
It is probably this Corfidius of whose return to life an amusing tale is related by Pliny on the authority of Varro. (II N.