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J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero , Allen and Greenough's Edition., chapter 10 (search)
judices) tribuni militares:at this time legion-commanders. non judicabunt, will not serve as jurors. subsortiemur,i.e. we shall draw another to fill his place. This is the regular use of sub in similar compounds: as suffectus, subrogatus etc. prope toto: the jury, therefore, apparently consisted of about twelve or fifteen. Nonae, etc.: it was, therefore, about 3 P.M. of the 5th of August. votivos: these games were in celebration of Pompey's victory over the Marian party in Spain (B.C. 72). The votive games would occupy from Aug. 16 to Sept. I (August had at this time only 29 days); On Sept. 4 began the Ludi Romani, continuing till the 19th. The intervening days (Sept. 2, 3) were of no account for the trial, so that it could not be resumed before Sept. 20, a suspension of 34 days (prope quadraginta). The Ludi Victoriae (established by Sulla in honor of his victory) would continue from Oct. 27 to Nov. I, and the Ludi Plebeii, from Nov. 4 to Nov. 17. All these games were sacre
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero , Allen and Greenough's Edition., chapter 13 (search)
on account of the smallness of the bribe for which he was condemned, saying that it was not respectable (honestum) to condemn an ex-praetor for so small a sum. The allusion shows that the corruption was notorious and universal. HS triciens:3,000,000 sestertii = $150,000 (nearly); § 634 (379); G. p. 493; H. 757 (647, iv, I); H.-B. 675, 2. praetorium:an ex-magistrate kept the rank of the highest office he had held,—as consularis, praetorius, aedilicius. P. Septimio (Scaevola), condemned B.C. 72; the damages were increased because of his connection with the odious consilium Junianum (sect. 29). The amount extorted was estimated in a separate process (litis aestimatio), and in this case the money taken in bribery was included in the reckoning. inventi sintrepresents an hist. perf., and hence takes the secondary sequence (exirent): see § 485, j (287, i); cf. B. 268, 7, b; G. 517, R.l; H.-B. 479, a. sortiente:the jurymen were drawn by lot by the presiding officer; in the case men
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero , Allen and Greenough's Edition., Chapter 4 (search)
in the charges What then can he do to make this horrible case, the most abominable of the crimes of Verres sufficiently impressive? There is but one thing left to do he will tell the bare facts, which need no eloquence to emphasize them. rem (emphat.), the bare facts. in medio, before you. in illo numero Cicero has been describing the treatment of a number of fugitives from the insurrectionary army of Sertorius in Spain who had made their way to Sicily after the death of Sertorius, B.C. 72, and the overthrow of his faction by Pompey lautumiis, the stone pits (ancient quarries) at Syracuse used as a prison. Messanam (now (Messina) the point of Sicily nearest Italy Messana founded as a Greek colony in the eighth century B.C., was at this time one of the very few privileged towns (civitates foederatae) of Sicily. It was specially favored by Verres, and, according to Cicero, was an accomplice of his iniquities. Fig. 15 shows a representation of the pharos (lighthouse) of Mes
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero, Allen and Greenough's Edition., section 10 (search)
alterius corresponds to altera, 1.6, below. firmamenti, outward support roboris, internal strength. Cn. Pompei: Pompey and Metellus Pius conducted the war against Sertorius from B.C. 77 till B.C. 72 without being able to subdue him. In 72 Sertorius was assassinated by his lieutenant Perperna, whom Pompey had no difficulty in defeating. Cicero, it will be observed, suppresses these details, preferring to give Pompey credit, in general terms, for putting an end to "the danger from Sertorius." in altera parte, i.e. in the East. felicitati: observe the chiastic order of the ideas, — felicitati virtuti; culpae, fortunae. haec extrema (an intentional euphemism), these late disasters, tribuenda, attributable. In fact the ill success of Lucullus was in great part due to the machinations of politicians at Rome; he was not properly supported by the home government
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero, Allen and Greenough's Edition., section 68 (search)
dubitare quin, hesitate. The usual construction in this sense would be with the infin.; § 558, a, N.1 (332,g, N.2); B. 298, b; G. 555, R3; 14.596, I (505, i); cf. H.-B. 502, 3, b, 586. auctoritatibus, i.e. the opinions of influential men (cf. auctor in the next line). est vobis auctor, you have as authority. P. Servilius (Vatia Isauricus) was one of the most reputable men of the time. He held the proconsulship of Cilicia, B.C. 78-75, in which he gained great successes over the pirates. It was probably his intimate knowledge of the region and the kind of warfare, that led him to support this vigorous measure. debeat: for tense, see § 435, a (287, a); Cf. B. 268, 1; H-B. 481. Curio: see note on Impeachment of Verres, sect. 18, p. 34, l. 29. Lentulus: Cn. Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, cos. B.C. 72; not to be confounded with Lentulus Sura, ens. B.C. 71, the accomplice of Catiline. Cassius: for the character of this family, see note on Verr. 1, sect. 30, p. 39, l. 3