5. L. Trebellius
, tribune of the plebs, B. C. 47, resisted his colleague, P. Dolabella, who had proposed a measure for the abolition of debts. Great tumults arose in consequence at Rome, in which Dolabella's party was eventually defeated. [See Vol. I. p. 1059.] Trebellius was as much involved in debt as Dolabella, and he had only opposed the latter in order to please Caesar. Accordingly after the death of the dictator, he attempted, by Antony's assistance, to carry the very measure which he had formerly resisted.
He was one of Antony's friends, whom he accompanied in his campaign against D. Brutus in B. C. 43. (D. C. 42.29
; Plut. Anton. 9 ; Cic. Phil. 6.4
, 10.10, 11.6, 12.8, 13.2, 12; Cic. Fam. 11.13.4