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[3] Wherefore the Romans in mockery called all such men Charonitae;1 for when put to the test they appealed to the memoranda of the dead. And Antony managed everything else in autocratic fashion, being consul himself, and having his brothers in office at the same time, Caius as praetor, and Lucius as tribune of the people.

1 In Latin, Orcini, from Orcus, the god of the lower world, to whom the Greek Charon is made to correspond.

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