), called in some editions of Cicero Glaucon,
the physician to the consul, C. Vibius Pansa, who upon his death, after the battle of Mutina, April, B. C. 43, was thrown into prison by Torquatus, Pansa's quaestor, upon a suspicion of having poisoned his wounds. (Sueton. Aug.
11; comp. Tac. Ann. 1.10
This accusation, however, seems to have been unfounded, as there is extant a letter from M. Brutus to Cicero, in which he earnestly begs him to procure his liberation, and to protect him from injury, as being a worthy man, who suffered as great a loss as any one by Pansa's death, and who, even if this had not been the case, would neverhave allowed himself tobe persuaded to commit such a crime. (Cic. ad Brut. 6
He is perhaps the same person who is quoted by Scribonius Largus. (De Compos. Medicam.