2. L. Turius
, characterized by Cicero as an orator of small talent but great diligence, failed in obtaining the consulship only by a few centuries. (Cic. Brut. 67
.) This Turius can hardly be the same person as the preceding, as he is mentioned by Cicero with M. Piso, P. Murena, C. Censorinus. C. Macer, C. Piso, and L. Torquatus, all of whom were the contemporaries of Cicero.