Vinicia'nus, M. Cae'lius
tribune of the plebs, B. C. 53, exerted himself to raise Pompey to the dictatorship, and was in consequence defeated when he became a candidate for the curule aedileship in B. C. 51.
In the civil war he espoused the cause of Caesar, who left him behind in Pontus with two legions after the conquest of Pharnaces in B. C. 48. (Caelius, apud Cic. ad Fam.
8.4.3 ; Hirt. B. Alex.