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The balance was definitely turned in his disfavour by Cicero, by his former rival
Cicero, who honestly shared the conviction that novae tabulae was tantamount to
fraudulent evasion. By a repetition of the alarmist tactics which had answered so
Cicero's hour of triumph. never have been in doubt. Yet Cicero's vigilance and
energy saved Italy from the risk of another sanguinary, if transient, period of civil
conflict, and the complimentary title of pater patriae, which Catulus proposed to ...
dealer named P. Sittius (Cicero, Pro Sulla, § 56). In Egypt another adventurer, C.
Rabirius Postumus, made an unsuccessful attempt to collect the money due from
Ptolemy Auletes to Pompey and Caesar (Cicero, Pro Rabirio Postumo). On the ...
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