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2. The wife of Ser. Sulpicius, was a busy intriguing woman, and did not bear a good character. She is said to have been one of the mistresses of Julius Caesar (Suet. Jul. 50), and Cicero suspected that it was her charms which drew his legatus Ponptinus from Cilicia to Rome. (Cic. Att. 5.21.9.) Her name frequently occurs in Cicero's correspondence at the time of the civil wars (ad Fam. 4.2, ad Att. 10.3. A, 10.14, 12.11, &c.).

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