oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Osservazioni su Cicero II 1.155-157

Special issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



The tribune Q. Opimius, whose judicial events are described by Cicero in the (§§ 155-157), was probably tried for using against a protection clause of Sulla's law that forbade the tribunes to perform . The trial took place in the form of a for a fine. Through Cicero's testimony, we can see how this kind of trial assumed in the last republican age a criminal character, influenced by .

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