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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.)

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    • Appian, Civil Wars, 4.5.32
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 1, 1.6
    • Valerius Maximus, Facta et Dicta Memorabilia, 8.3.3
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