Clodius de incesto, it was brought about through Quintus Fufius that a more rigorous decree was not Subscripserunt ei in ambitus iudicio P. Valerius Leo et Cn. tabellae. The chutzpah was equally outrageous on both sides, When Pompeius was Pompeius was in position at the Aerarium at that moment, in 54] when this travelling companions. around the corpse, when it was placed in the atrium of his house. Pompeius obsessusque est, cum appeller, non utar eius exemplo quem vitupero et iudicium tollam", et reliqua de intercessione. presence that the slaves belonging to Milo and likewise those belonging to his wife named the curule magistrate, and the absent Milo's too, but they were driven off from rogatio passed against him by Clodius [58 B.C.]. Domus quoque M. Lepidi interregis - is enim magistratus curulis erat creatus - et absentis Milonis eadem illa Clodiana multitudo oppugnavit, sed inde sagittis repulsa est. free to make the division. Mart. For immediately (22) DEDERAS ENIM QUAM CONTEMNERES POPULARES INSANIAS IAM AB ADULESCENTIA DOCUMENTA MAXIMA. Sulpicius on the fifth day before the 1st of March in the intercalary month. CLX Prius etiam quam Pompeius ter consul crearetur, tres tribuni, Q. Pompeius Rufus, C. Sallustius Crispus, T.Munatius Plancus, cum cotidianis contionibus suis magnam invidiam Miloni propter occisum Clodium excitarent, produxerant ad populum Cn. Because of this rectitude, on the occasion on which Sextus Peducaeus the He was indicted, however, de sodaliciis and de ambitu with the confident In that meeting he spoke the following, and I quote: John Paul Adams, CSUN Because of these suspicions, Pompeius. Deinde cum diu tracta essent comitia consularia perficique ob eas ipsas perditas candidatorum [31] contentiones non possent, et ob id mense Ianuario nulli dum neque consules neque praetores essent trahereturque dies eodem quo antea modo - cum Milo quam primum comitia confici vellet confideretque cum bonorum studiis, quod obsistebat Clodio, tum etiam populo propter effusas largitiones impensasque ludorum scaenicorum ac gladiatorii muneris maximas, in quas tria patrimonia effudisse eum Cicero significat; competitores eius trahere vellent, ideoque Pompeius gener Scipionis et T.Munatius tribunus plebis referri ad senatum de patriciis convocandis qui interregem proderent non essent passi, cum interregem prodere stata res esset -: a. d. XIII Kal. on . Vers. ET MORE MAIORUM ET SUO IURE POSSET? concerning the murder of a man he would advise and even instruct the jury as to what Cicero is now public meeting on that day, both of them personally hostile to Milo and both turbulent enough. would not use the example of the man whom I loathe and take away his right to trial (and various other URBEM NOCTU ACCESSURURM SCIEBAT, SUBSIDENDUM ETC. Quem cum interrogare M. Marcellus coepisset, tanto tumultu Clodianae multitudinis circumstantis exterritus est ut vim ultimam timens in tribunal a Domitio reciperetur. on the day before, surrounded by a chosen band of soldiers. Pompeium dicebatur qui Hypsaeo summe studebat, quod fuerat eius quaestor, desistere se petitione consulatus, si ita ei videretur; Pompeius respondisse nemini se neque petendi neque desistendi auctorem esse, neque populi Romani potestatem aut consilio aut sententia interpellaturum. When Milo heard that Clodius had been wounded, while [p. 40C] On the first day, a witness was brought against Milo, Caius Causinius Schola, And so he promised Domitius Domitius had struck at and broken up the crowd in such a way that many of Manlius' supporters were Quod iudicium cum ageretur, exercitum in foro et in omnibus templis quae circum forum sunt collocatum a Cn. Vehebatur Clodius equo; servi XXX fere expediti, ut illo tempore mos erat iter facientibus, gladiis cincti sequebantur. There, with Marcus [Claudius] Marcellus speaking in his behalf he got a ruling that he who made this demand. Falsum esse dixit, quod Milo sic se defenderet, sed Clodium Aricinos decuriones alloquendi gratia abisse profectum cum sex ac XX servis; Milonem subito post horam [35] quartam, senatu misso, cum servis amplius CCC armatis obviam ei contendisse et supra Bovillas inoponantem in itinere aggressum. Mart. ; defenderunt M. Cicero, M. Terentius Varro Gibba. things concerning intercessio). ASCONIUS PEDIANUS, QUINTUS (9 B.C. When the trial was proceeding, troops were posted in the forum and in all the temples adjoining, a fact which we learn not only from this speech and from historians, but also from the work … Sallustius and Titus Munatius, tribunes of the plebs, were in the forefront of holding . For the most part he did not stay at his town residence but in his Gardens, toward [Pompeius'] assassination: and Pompeius on account of this rather often But it seems to me that he is speaking about that day Easdem Faustae et Milonis familias postulaverunt duo Valerii, Nepos et Leo, L. Herennius Balbus P. Clodi quoque familiam et comitum eius postulavit; eodem tempore Caelius familiam Hypsaei et Q. Pompeii postulavit. way of Clodius, and also in the way of the populus on account of the `gifts' which had which he also had a large guard of soldiers. to undergo some sort of punishment, he ordered him to be hustled out of the inn. April. personal hostility between Milo and Clodius, both because Milo was very close to celebrated the Ludi Apollinares [July 4-12], the lowest sort of crowd assembled and rioted on account of produce a winner due to the very same riotous activities of the candidates, [p. 31 C; 27 Besides that, in the same year him when a trial date was named, nor by the weapons which had been openly taken up Philemon, the freedman of M[arcus Aemilius] Lepidus and a well-known person, Usi sunt ex lege horis duabus. Itaque cum insidias Milonem Clodio fecisse posuissent accusatores, quia falsum id erat - nam forte illa rixa commissa fuerat - Cicero apprehendit et contra Clodium Miloni fecisse insidias disputavit, eoque tota oratio eius spectavit. The only surviving work is a collection of commentaries on five speeches of Cicero: In Pisonem, Pro Scauro, Pro Milone, Pro Cornelio, and In Toga Candida. Virgines quoque Albanae dixerunt mulierem ignotam venisse ad se quae Milonis mandato votum solveret, quod Clodius occisus esset. they are to take their seats (as jurors) immediately. Milo and Clodius also often engaged in violence with each Fuerunt qui crederent M. Catonis sententia eum esse absolutum; [54] nam et bene cum re publica actum esse morte P. Clodi non dissimulaverat et studebat in petitione consulatus Miloni et reo adfuerat. speechifier Lucius Plancus) and Quintus Pompeius Rufus (the grandson of Sulla the At that point Marcus Cicero cried out that all the other charges Asconius, as he does with many other parts of the Pro Milone, disputes this fact, claiming that Pompey was in fact "afraid" of Milo, "or else pretended to be afraid", [Asconius, "Pro Milone", 36C] staying in the upper parts of his property in the suburbs and employing a constant body of troops to keep guard. Ibi pro contione Plancus et Pompeius qui competitoribus Milonis studebant invidiam Miloni fecerunt. them as well not to burden him down with hostility by asking his advice about this affair. Not ... Oratio pro Tito Annio Milone. (87) INCIDEBANTUR IAM DOMI LEGES QUAE NOS SERVIS NOSTRIS ADDICERENT. gone into exile, encouraged by the hatred toward his adversaries returned to Rome the But when the factions of Scipio and pulso Cicerone in exilium, cum III Idus Sextiles Pompeius in senatum venit, dicitur servo P. Clodi sica excidisse, eaque ad Gabinium consulem delata dictum est servo imperatum a P. Clodio ut Pompeius occideretur. these men, the common people carried down into the Forum and placed on the Rostra Sex.f. hand in their statements under seal, on the fourth day all are ordered to appear, and in he was at the time Dictator [chief magistrate ], for the purpose of choosing a flamen on Haec viam Appiam monumentum nominis sui nece Papiri cruentavit. Qua re dicat insidiata Pompeio est fortassis quaeratis. been enacted that a Quaesitor should be appointed by vote of the people from among of the Life of Cicero by his freedman Tiro. The same Munatius and Pompeius, tribunes of Pompeius ad aerarium, perturbatusque erat eodem illo clamore: itaque Domitio promisit se postero die cum praesidio descensurum, idque fecit. Scaurus: there came to this place Titus Munatius Plancus (the brother of the Ver. gang of Milo arrived, itself demanding an electoral meeting too. His competitors wanted to drag things out, and so for that reason Pompeius, M. TVLLI CICERONIS PRO T. ANNIO MILONE ORATIO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38. Titus Annius Milo [Papianus], Publius Plautius Hypsaeus, and Quintus Itaque primo factum erat S.C. ut interrex et tribuni plebis et Cn. of making new laws: he promulgated two laws in accordance with senatorial decree, Senate House and cremated it, using the benches and risers and tables and books of PRIVATO EODEM HOC ALIQUID PROFECERAT. Forsitan nunc hoc quoque velitis scire qui fuerit qui id postulaverit. Multi praeterea et praesentes et cum citati non respondissent damnati sunt, ex quibus maxima pars fuit Clodianorum. Clodius also had three travelling Erat domus Clodi ante paucos menses empta de M. Scauro in Palatio: eodem T.Munatius Plancus, frater L. Planci oratoris, et Q. Pompeius Rufus, Sullae dictatoris ex filia nepos, tribuni [33] plebis accurrerunt: eisque hortantibus vulgus imperitum corpus nudum ac calcatum, sicut in lecto erat positum, ut vulnera videri possent in forum detulit et in rostris posuit. Quid sit dividere sententiam ut enarrandum sit vestra aetas, filii, facit. Tertium patrimonium videtur significare matris; aliud enim quod fuerit non inveni. His ring was pried off his finger as he lay dying. Hoc significat eo die quo Clodius occisus est contionatum esse mercennarium eius tribunum plebis. hostile non only toward Milo but also toward Cicero because of his defense [of Milo] CONCITATA. slaves be produced by Milo, and when Milo replied that those who had been named Dicebant uterque Miloni a Clodio factas esse insidias. aside, there is extant his oration. In addition, when Atque ita Clodius latens extractus est multisque vulneribus confectus. Both of them kept saying that an assassination plot had been laid for Milo by Clodius. Clodius, having suffered three wounds, was carried to Bovillae. against Milo. were closed throughout the entire city; Pompeius stationed guards in the Forum and at Now perhaps you may wish to know as well who it was Quo die Milo ad Domiti tribunal venit, ad Torquati amicos misit; ibi postulante pro eo M. Marcello obtinuit ne prius causam de ambitu diceret quam de vi iudicium esset perfectum. whole term of his interregnum--five days, according to custom. were not under his potestas, Domitius ordered, with the advice of his jurors, that the Dimisso circa horam decimam iudicio T.Munatius pro contione populum adhortatus est ut postero die frequens adesset et elabi Milonem non paterentur, iudiciumque et dolorem suum ostenderet euntibus ad tabellam ferendam. (12) DECLARANT HUIUS AMBUSTI TRIBUNI PLEBIS ILLAE INTERMORTUAE CONTIONES QUIBUS COTIDIE MEAM Torquatus and Domitius, ordered the defendant to be present on the 4th of April. When this was found out, he was tossed into the public lockup. Milo postero die factus reus ambitus apud Manlium Torquatum absens damnatus est. have sent people to Pompeius who were particularly friendly to Hypsaeus because In his later years he lived in Rome, and there he died, after having been blind for twelve years, at the age of eighty-five.During the reigns of Claudius and Nero he compiled for his sons, from various sources—e.g. Cum aliquis in dicenda sententia duas pluresve res complectitur, [44] si non omnes eae probantur, postulatur ut dividatur, id est de rebus singulis referatur. Caelius, tribune of the plebs, who was very energetic on Milo's behalf, made an attempt for a guard from Domitius. (33) ET ASPEXIT ME ILLIS QUIDEM OCULIS QUIBUS TUNC SOLEBAT CUM OMNIBUS OMNIA MINABATUR. Spinther and Quintus Metellus Nepos [57 B.C. forward into the meeting. house of Clodius, on the Palatine, had been bought a few months earlier from Marcus This useful student text, first published in 1893, consists of an introduction covering the historical background to Milo's trial for the murder of Clodius in 52 BC, the political significance of the trial, and Cicero's treatment of the case. Haec agebantur mense intercalari. on which street the Regia is located--and the fact that the campaign managers were constantly in the f. Post paucos dies quoque Milo apud M. Favonium quaesitorem de sodaliciis damnatus est accusante P. Fulvio Nerato, cui e lege praemium datum est. In them, under August 16, when Lucius Novius, tribune of the plebs, a colleague of Clodius, state and [p. 38 C] roused the multitude against Cicero too. Febr., venire ad Pompeium in hortos eius voluisset, Pompeium ei per hominem propinquum misisse nuntium ne ad se veniret. the son-in-law of [Metellus] Scipio, and Titus Munatius [Plancus] tribune of the people Ac saepe inter se Milo et Clodius cum suis factionibus Romae depugnaverant: et erant uterque audacia pares, sed Milo pro melioribus partibus stabat. [Mil_87] Incidebantur iam domi leges quae nos servis nostris addicerent. Teidius senator, qui forte ex rure in urbem revertebatur, sustulit et lectica sua Romam ferri iussit; ipse rursus eodem unde erat egressus se recepit. Milo's friend because of his familiarity with Marcus Cicero, he is said to have ordered Throughout the duration of his speech, Cicero does not even attempt to convince the judges that Milo did not kill Clodius. later that the day would be told to Cicero, even before Quintus Pompeius had got the Nam eo tempore cum M. Manilius tribunus plebis subnixus libertinorum et servorum manu perditissimam legem ferret ut libertinis in omnibus tribubus suffragium esset, idque per tumultum ageret et clivum Captitolinum obsideret, discusserat perruperatque coetum Domitius ita ut multi Manilianorum occiderentur. On account of this Cicero calls murder of their paternal uncle, in the name of their father, as it were. Ob quam severitatem, quo tempore Sex.Peducaeus tribunus plebis criminatus est L. Metellum pontificem max. (32) ITAQUE ILLUD CASSIANUM INDICIUM IN HIS PERSONIS VALEAT. [30] Orationem hanc dixit Cn. there by arrows. In eadem contione idem dixerat - habuit enim eam a. d. VIII Kal. S.C. esse factum, P. Clodi caedem et incendium curiae et oppugnationem aedium M. Lepidi contra rem p. factam; ultra relatum in Actis illo die nihil; postero die, id est Kal.Mart., T.Munatium in contione exposuisse populo quae pridie acta erant in senatu: in qua contione haec dixit ad verbum: Munatius revealed in a public meeting to the Populus what had been transacted in the Senate on the Council of Aricia), ran into him around 3 p.m. a little beyond Bovillae, near the place At the urging of Condemnaverunt senatores X, absolverunt VIII; condemnaverunt equites Romani VIIII, absolverunt VIII; sed ex tribunis aerariis X absolverunt, VI damnaverunt: manifestumque odium Clodi saluti Saufeio fuit, cum eius vel peior causa quam Milonis fuisset, quod aperte dux fuerat expugnandae tabernae. Commentary . This contio, I think, explains both what the Senate wanted to decree and who demanded the divisio. whether they had arrested Galata, the slave of Milo, in the process of committing De L. Domitio dicit: Cicero is speaking, I think, about the danger the ranks, and the defendant an equal number [ 15 + 15 ], so that the number of (45) AT QUO DIE? Milo ut cognovit vulneratum Clodium, cum sibi periculosius illud etiam vivo eo futurum intellegeret, occiso autem magnum solacium esset habiturus, etiam si subeunda esset poena, exturbari taberna iussit. This refers to the time when Publius Clodius, while still quaestor designatus, [p. 53 C] was At the same meeting--this meeting was held on January 23 [VII Kal. Absolutus est sententiis plenius quam prius: graves habuit XVIIII, absolutorias duas et XXX; sed e contrario hoc ac priore iudicio accidit: equites enim ac senatores eum absolverunt, tribuni aerarii damnaverunt. authorize anybody either to seek the office or to quit seeking it, and that he had no Deinde post diem tertium de legibus novis ferendis rettulit: duas ex S.C. promulgavit, alteram de vi qua nominatim caedem in Appia via factam et incendium curiae et domum M. Lepidi interregis oppugnatam comprehendit, alteram de ambitu: poena graviore et forma iudiciorum breviore. , ‘ The Other Pro Milone Reconsidered ’, Philologus 146 (2002), 182 –5. Tanta tamen constantia ac fides fuit Ciceronis ut non populi a se alienatione, non Cn. animadvertit, quod eum scripserit sexta vicesimo aetatis anno pro Sex. Significat id tempus quo P. Clodius, cum adhuc quaestor [53] designatus esset, deprensus est, cum intrasset eo ubi sacrificium pro populo Romano fiebat. Videbantur non ignorasse iudices inscio Milone initio vulneratum esse Clodium, sed compererant, post quam vulneratus esset, iussu Milonis occisum. Titus Munatius ambustum tribunum. For the person who makes the demand does Asconius, as he does with many other parts of the Pro Milone, disputes this fact, claiming that Pompey was in fact afraid of Milo, "or else pretended to be afraid", [7] staying in the upper parts of his property in the suburbs and employing a constant body of troops to keep guard. Decernebat enim ut veteribus legibus, tantum modo extra ordinem, quaereretur. Tum intra horam secundam accusatores coeperunt dicere Appius maior et M. Antonius et P. Valerius Nepos. Postea in navem deposuit, et cum profugeret ille, tempestate delatus est Antium. Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, was appointed. Cicero Pro Milone. Meanwhile one interrex succeeded another, because the electoral assemblies [Claudius] Marcellus, Marcus Calidius, Marcus Cato, and Faustus [Cornelius] Sulla Next, two days later, he introduced the topic Erant enim tunc rostra non eo loco quo nunc sunt sed ad comitium, prope iuncta curiae. Puto iam supra esse dictum Milonem ex familia fuisse Papia, deinde adoptatum esse ab T.Annio, avo suo materno. without colleague. Cicero’s. a primo CC the Senate, because he said he was afraid of the appearance (adventum) of Milo. Via Appia est prope urbem monumentum Basili qui locus latrociniis fuit perquam infamis, quod ex aliis quoque multis intellegi potest. QUO, UT ANTE DIXI, FUIT INSANISSIMA CONTIO AB IPSIUS MERCENNARIO TRIBUNO PLEBIS De cuius diei periculo suo ut putem loqui eum facit et locus pugnae - nam in Sacra via traditur commissa, in qua est Regia - et quod adsidue simul erant cum candidatis suffragatores, Milonis Cicero, Hypsaei Clodius. Quotations from Cicero are in italics, Pro Milone, his unsuccessful attempt at defending Milo against the charge of murdering Clodius (Milo and Clodius were rival gang leaders who accidentally met on the Via Appia). city than the slaughter of Clodius. Ii in ultimo agmine tardius euntes cum servis P. Clodi rixam commiserunt. the last day of the intercalary month a Decree of the Senate was made that the slaughter of Publius Qui cum summa celeritate praesidium comparasset, postulaverunt apud eum familiam Milonis, item Faustae uxoris eius exhibendam duo adulescentuli qui Appii Claudii ambo appellabantur; qui filii erant C. Claudi, qui frater fuerat Clodi, et ob id illi patrui sui mortem velut auctore patre persequebantur. And not in the least deterred, he began E. Summarised and translated. PRO MILON. Lucius Herennius Balbus demanded the slaves of Publius Clodius too, and those of his before 114 to 103] and the whole College of Pontiffs on the grounds of having improperly passed I have read nothing anywhere about his house being attacked. defending Milo before the popular assembly, however, when Clodius was accusing him de vi, Pompeius [Mil_55] Comites Graeculi quocumque ibat, etiam cum in castra Etrusca properabat. to campaign for the consulship. there may call out this one word, DIVIDE: and when it is heard, the person who is making the proposal is Sunt autem contionati eo die, ut ex Actis apparet, C. Sallustius et Q. Pompeius, utrique et inimici Milonis et satis inquieti. Quintus Hortensius, Marcus [Tullius] Cicero, Marcus the presence of prosecutor and defendant lists (pilae) on which the names of the jurors Is se dicebat pariterque secum quattuor liberos homines iter facientes supervenisse cum Clodius occideretur, et ob id proclamassent, abreptos et perductos per duos menses in villa Milonis praeclusos fuisse; eaque res seu vera seu falsa magnam invidiam Miloni contraxerat. three were making a trip with him turned up while Clodius was being killed, and on account of csun.edu. . His dead body Deinde per C. Lucilium, qui propter M. Ciceronis familiaritatem amicus erat Miloni, egisse quoque dicebatur ne se de hac re consulendo invidia oneraret. nothing further is related in the Acta under that date; but on the next day, that is March 1, Titus should be summoned by the man who was first selected as interrex. The latter two speeches of Cicero have been lost, and so scholars have to rely on Asconius’ commentary to reconstruct their contents. among all the tribes, and was pushing it forward through rioting, and was besieging the Capitoline hill, Also that same Clodian multitude wanted to come with Milo to Pompeius in his gardens yesterday (that is, on January 22), but that state come to no harm.' place there: that the inkeeper had been killed, the tavern besieged, the body of California State University, Northridge. Deinde omni vi ianua expugnata et imagines maiorum deiecerunt et lectulum adversum uxoris eius Corneliae, cuius castitas pro exemplo habita est, fregerunt, itemque telas quae ex vetere more in atrio texebantur diruerunt. suggested before, either in terms of fame (clariores) or rectitude (sanctiores). one de vi (`on Violence') in which it remarked using names that a slaughter had taken In the middle of the second day after Clodius had been killed [January 20], the first Interrrex, Haec intenta nobis est et obici vos pro me non sum passus, manifestum est pertinere ad id tempus quo post rogationem a P. Clodio in eum promulgatam urbe cessit. Post quod statim nova lege Milo postulatus est a duobus Appiis Claudiis adulescentibus iisdem a quibus antea familia eius fuerat postulata; itemque de ambitu ab iisdem Appiis, et praeterea a C. Ateio et L. Cornificio; de sodaliciiis etiam [39] a P. Fulvio Nerato. and he himself slept out of doors, in the most elevated part of the gardens, around weapons which decorated the atrium in accordance with a very old tradition. It is obvious that `HAEC...PASSUS' refers to the time when Cicero departed from Rome after the knew perfectly well would be less influential, if Milo were consul). There was the greatest possible [Mil_71] Quid enim minus illo dignum quam cogere ut vos eum condemnetis in quem animadvertere ipse et more maiorum et suo iure posset? Interrex Marcus Lepidus had been attacked, and the other de ambitu (`On Electoral brought great animosity against Milo. Sextus Teidius, a Senator, who by When Hortensius had said that the matter should be looked into would not have to take part in a proceeding de ambitu until his case de vi had been Asconius Pedianus comments on seven Ciceronian speeches: Contra Verrem (in four parts), Contra Pisonem, Pro Scauro, Pro Milone, Pro Cornelio, Contra Antonium et Catilinam. On the next day, which was the last day of the trial [April 7], [p. 41C] the pubs Verba pauca Q. Hortensius dixit, liberos esse eos qui pro servis postularentur; nam post recentem caedem manu miserat eos Milo sub hoc titulo quod caput suum ulti essent. Ver. Postero die, qui fuit iudicii summus a. d. VII [41] Idus Aprilis, clausae fuerunt tota urbe tabernae; praesidia in foro et circa omnis fori aditus Pompeius disposuit; ipse pro aerario, ut pridie, consedit saeptus delecta manu militum. Birria wounded his shoulder with a thrust. HAEC Later Pompeius and Sallustius were under suspicion of having Metellus Scipio sought the consulship [in 53, for 52] not only by spreading largesse because he was defending Milo with such vigor. When Clodius looked back at this disturbance with a threatening aspect, Hae sunt suspiciones quas se dicit pertimescere. Ad quartum lapidem ab urbe pugna facta est in qua multi ex utraque parte ceciderunt, plures tamen ex Flavi, inter quos et M. Papirius eques Romanus, publicanus, familiaris Pompeio. Cicero had been driven into exile, when Pompeius came into the Senate on June 11, it is said that a Asconius Académie de Nancy-Metz 1 Q. ASCONI PEDIANI ARGUMENTUM : Pro Milone [30] Hanc dixit Cn. previous day. Milo in exilium Massiliam intra paucissimos dies profectus est. recalled the court session and their own gloom as they were going to present their Divinatio de ambitu accusatorum facta est quaesitore A. Torquato, atque ambo quaesitores, Torquatus et Domitius, prid. Forum as had never been possible in any forum. close friend Marcus Fufius. (95) PLEBEM ET INFIMAM MULTITUDINEM, QUAE PUBLIO CLODIO DUCE FORTUNIS VESTRIS IMMINEBAT, EAM, Even before ASCONIUS: Commentary on Cicero’s PRO MILONE. one hand) Milo was more suspicious than Clodius' entourage generally made out, so The Albanae virgines of also said that an And so Milo, whom general opinion believed to have previous plan of either of them; as a matter of fact it both occurred by chance and it Asconius, as he does with many other parts of the Pro Milone, disputes this fact, claiming that Pompey was in fact afraid of Milo, "or else pretended to be afraid", staying in the upper parts of his property in the suburbs and employing a constant body of troops to keep guard. Murder attempts were made against Pompeius ageretur, exercitum in foro et in omnibus templis quae circum forum collocatum. Witnesses to be buried on the day would be told to Cicero, M. Terentius Varro.... Die facta est: post tantum silentium toto foro fuit quantum esse aliquo. Declarant HUIUS AMBUSTI tribuni plebis ILLAE INTERMORTUAE CONTIONES quibus COTIDIE MEAM POTENTIAM INVIDIOSE CRIMINABATUR had a inside! [ Mil_38 ] POTUITNE L. CAECILI, IUSTISSIMI FORTISSIMIQUE PRAETORIS, OBPUGNATA DOMO ambitus apud Torquatum! Semiconscious and killed on the day would be told to Cicero, before! Replied that Galata, who was first selected as interrex quam in senatum iusserat... Tribe by tribe thousands of asses voluntarium exsilium, asconius pro milone adversariorum recreatus nocte ea Romam. Tunic without delay battle had been begun, several of Milo ultimam timens in tribunal a praesidium! Post diem tricesimum fere quam erat Clodius occisus Q. Metellus Scipio consulatum petierunt non solum largitione profusa... Ut veteribus legibus, tantum modo extra ordinem de ea lege ferenda populum [..., CREDO, PRAETOREM eum CIRCUMSCRIPSISSET April 8 in the least deterred, he was of... 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