5. A. Minucius
Thermus, was twice defended by Cicero in B. C. 59, and on each occasion acquitted.
It is not stated of what crime he was accused. (Cic. pro Flacc. 39 ;
comp. Drumann, Geschichte Roms,
vol. v. p. 619.) As Cicero says that the acquittal of Thermus caused great joy among the Roman people, we may conclude that he had previously filled some public office, and thus he may be the same as the Thermus who, when curator viae Flaminiae, sued for the consulship in B. C. 65. (Cic. Att. 1.1