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Fronto, Ca'tius

a contemporary of Vespasian, who defended Bassus, and afterwards Varenus. He seems to have been an orator of some eminence at the time. (Plin. Ep. 4.9, 6.13.) Niebuhr, in his life of Corn. Fronto (p. 37) is inclined to believe that he is the same as the Fronto spoken of by Juvenal, and who owned the house of the poet Horace.


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