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Tiberius obtains the deposition of the obstructing tribune. Mis land bill is enacted.
another official. When Tiberius' measure was about to be read to the Tribal
Assembly, a fellow-tribune named M. Octavius imposed silence upon the clerk.
His main argument is that Scipio Aemilianus, the real champion of Roman
military interests, was opposed to Tiberius. But Scipio's opposition was not so
much to the objects as to the methods of Tiberius' legislation. * That Tiberius'
Tiberius' lack of firmness was particularly deplorable in regard to the vexatious
prosecutions for treason or disloyalty, of which there was a veritable epidemic in
the later years of his reign.* Taking advantage of the emperor's suspiciousness, ...
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