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Horte'nsia

1. Daughter of the orator Q. Hortensius. She partook of his eloquence, and spoke before the triumvirs in behalf of the wealthy matrons, when these were threatened with a special tax to defray the expenses of the war against Brutus and Cassius. (V. Max. 8.3.3; Quint. Inst. 1.1.6; Appian, App. BC 4.32.)

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