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date: 06 December 2022

Cestius Pius, Luciuslocked

, Augustan rhetor

Cestius Pius, Luciuslocked

, Augustan rhetor
  • M. Winterbottom

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Lucius Augustanrhetor Cestius Pius, from *Smyrna. He is frequently cited by the elder *Seneca, who comments on his outspoken wit. He was once flogged by Cicero's son (M. *Tullius Cicero (2)) for slandering the orator, to some of whose speeches he wrote replies.

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  • Latin Literature

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