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Pot'amo, Papi'rius

a scriba of Verres, and one of the instruments of his tyranny, is called by Cicero in irony "homo severus, ex vetere ilia equestri disciplina" (Cic. Ver. 3.60, 66). He was originally the scriba and friend of Q. Caecilius Niger, the quaestor of Verres, and he remained with Verres, when Caecilius left the island. (Cic. Div. in Caecil. 9.)

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