1. Daughter of the orator Q. Hortensius.
She partook of his eloquence, and spoke before the triumvirs in behalf of the wealthy matrons, when these were threatened with a special tax to defray the expenses of the war against Brutus and Cassius. (V. Max. 8.3.3
; Quint. Inst. 1.1.6
; Appian, App. BC 4.32