7. TIB. CLAUDIUS NERO served under Cn. Pompeius Magnus in the war against the pirates, B. C. 67. (Florus 3.6
; Appian, Mithridat.
He is probably the Tib. Nero mentioned by Sallust (Bell. Cat.
50) and by Appian (App. BC 2.5
), who recommended that the members of the conspiracy of Catiline, who had been seized, should be kept confined till Catiline was put down, and they knew the exact state of the facts.