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Alexander, VII. 272; IX. 116;

Antiochus in battle there, x. 378 ;

added to Pompey's sway by

Manilian law, V. 190
Phrygia, Upper, has Epixyes as satrap,

11.82
Phrygians, claim Bona or G-ynaeceia,

and say she was mother of Midas,

VII. 462
Phrynichus (1), won in tragedy, II.

16
Unidentified play cited (Kock I.

385), III. 222, IV. 54
Phrynichus (2), Athenian general at

Samos, opposes return of Alcibiades

from exile, betrayed and denounced

by Alcibiades, slain by Hermon,

IV. 70 f .
Phrynis, musician, had two of his nine

lute-strings cut out by the ephor

Ectrepes, X. 24
Phthia, wife of Admetus, said to have



GENERAL INDEX TO ALL THE ( LIVES '



suggested form of supplication to
him, n. 66

Phthia, daughter of Menon, the Thes-
salian, married Aeacides and be-
came mother of Deldameia, Troas,
and Pyrrhus, IX. 346

Phthiotis, Achaeans of, have garrisons
put over them by Alexander of
Pherae, V. 418; freed by Thebans,
430; X. 350

*vAa, subdivision of Spartans made
by Lycurgus, I. 220

Phylacia, in battle there Bithys,
general of Demetrius, defeats
Aratus, XI. 76

Phylaclon, mistress of Stratocles, IX.
26

Phylarchus, his story about Themi-
stocles fabricated, II. 88; great
admirer of Cleomenes, X3. 88

Cited : II. 88, 138, VII. 66, IX.
438, X. 20, 60, 114, 118, XI. 88

Phyle, in Attica, IV. 290, 310, IX. 54,
442

Phytalidae, men of race of, purified
Theseus from bloodshed and feasted
him, I. 22 ; superintended con-
tributions toward a sacrifice to
Theseus, 50

Picenum, III. 340, V. 126 f ., 442

Pictae, deputation reaches Sulla
there, IV. 352

Pictor, see " Fabius Pictor."

Picus, demi-god, once haunted Avon-
tine, etc., I. 358

Pierio, said by some to have com-
posed verses sung at banquet of
Alexander, vil. 368

Pigres, general, said by Eumenes to
be coming against him, vm. 94

" Pilamenai," connected with " flam-
ines,"1.328

Pillars of Hercules, III. 250, vi. 310,
368

Pinarii, descended from Pinus, son of
Numa, I. 376

Pinarius, husband of Thalaea, I. 394

Pinarus, river, VII. 278

Pindar (in passage not extant) says
Bon of Theseus and Antiop6 called
Demophoto, I. 64; he and his
verses loved by Pan, 318 ; lu's
descendants spared by Alexander,
VII. 254
Pyth. (2, 1 f .), V. 492, (8, 44 f.) XI. a



Frg 77 (Bergk I 8 , p. 414) II. 22 ;
Frg 131 (p. 444) I. 180; Frg 1C9
(p. 458) IX. 104; Frg ]'JO (p. 466)
I. 272; Frg 205 (p. 469) IX. 644;
Frg 206 (p. 469) III. 208 ; Frg 232
(p. 476) V. 516

Pindarus, freedman, slays Cassius, vi.
234, IX. 184

Pinus, son of Numa, ancestor Ot
Pinarii, I. 376

Piracy, ships engaged in it not
coliected by Lucullus, II. 478

Piraeus, equipped and connected with
Athens, II. 52; tomb of Themis-
tocles near it, 88; entered by
Lysander, IV. 270 ; vn. 2 ; 68 ;
handed over to Demetrius, ix. 84;
captured by Sulla, iv. 360, 372, 452 ;
unsuccessfully attacked by Aratus,
guarded by Diogenes, XI. 76; given
up to Athenians by Diogenes, 78

Piralc gate, see " Peiraic gate."

Pirates, driven from Scyros by Lucul-
lus, II. 426; attack Lucullus on
way to Egypt, 476; save Mithri-
dates, 508; Cilician pirates make
bargain with Spartacus, then dis-
appoint him, III. 342 ; their de-
predations in Pompey's time, V.
172 f.; by Gabinian law Pompey
sent against them, 178 1, ; subdued
by Pompey, 182

Pirithoiis, see " PeirithoUs."

Pisa, statue of Zeus at, III. 4

Pisandrus, Plataean hero, II. 246

Pisaurum, city near Adriatic, colonized
by Antony, swallowed by chasms
in earth, IX. 274

Pisis, of Thespiae, urges Boeotians to
revolt, spared by Demetrius and
made polemarclT of Thespiae, ix.
96

Pisidiang.seeking to slay Themistocles,
are captured, II. 82 ; overpowered
by Alexander, VII. 272

Piso, 0., historian, cited, I. 378, IX.
594

Piso, 0. Calpurnius, consul, interferes
with Pompey in his war on pirates
and comes near losing consulship,
V. 182 ; makes report on Catiline's
conspiracy, vn. 126; 456

Piso, L. Galpurnius, marries his
daughter to Caesar and is made
consul, V. 238, 240, VII. 474, VIII.

445



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306, 316; gets province of Mace-
donia with support of Clodius,
VII. 156; advises Cicero to leave
country, 160 f . ; urges Caesar to
propose settlement with Pompey,
530

Plso Caesoninus, L. Calpurnius, sup-
ported for consul by Pompey, y.
228; assists Curio in taking opinion
of senate, 268

Piso Frugi, 0. Calpurnius, Cicero's
son-in-law, goes to Pompey to beg
aid for Cicero, VII. 1GO; 188

Piso Frugi Licinianus, L. Calpurnlu?,
son of Crassus and Scribonia, pro-
claimed his successor by Galba, XI.
254 f.; slain, 258, 266, 270

Pissouthnes, Persian satrap, aids
Samians, III. 72

Pitane', fortress of Mithridates, II.
478

Pittacus, tyrant of Mitylen, I. 428

Pittheus, son of Pelops, grandfather
of Theseus, founded Troezen, etc.,
I. 6; persuaded Aegeus to take
his daughter Aethra, 8; spread
report that Poseidon was father of
Theseus, 12; father of Henioche',
grandfather of Sciron, 56

Pityussa, island off Spain, attacked
by Sertorius, vm. 18

Pixodarus, satrap of Caria, hopes to
marry his daughter to Arrhidaeus
or Alexander, VII. 248

Placentia, held by Otho's troops, XI.
288 .

Plague, see " Pestilence."

Plain-men, at Athens, favoured olig-
archy, I. 434; headed by Lycurgus,
486

Plancus, L. Munatius, speaks in
favour of amnesty after Caesar's
murder, vi. 166; joins Antony,
IX. 176; abused by Cleopatra,
deserts to Octavianus, 268

Plancus, T. Munatius, on trial, sup-
ported by Pompey, V. 262

Plataea, Daimachus of, I. 572 ; heroes
of, ii. 246; meeting place of
Hellenic council, n. 274, 278 ; IV.
310

Plataea, battle of, Greeks defeat
Persians, II. 46, 138, 214, 226, 238,
386, 396, X. 8; Thebans defeat
Spartans, V. 376, 400

446



Plataeans, had general Arimnfttus,
II. 246; vote to move boundary
toward Attica, rewarded by Alex-
ander, 248, VII. 326; II. 274; 278;
denounced Thebans to Alexander,
VII. 254

Plato, philosopher, adopted Lycurgus'
design for a civil polity, I. 300;
thought earth in secondary space,
3-14; sold oil in Egypt to make
expenses, 408 ; says Solon aban-
doned work on story of lost
Atlantis on account of old age,
494; began story of lost Atlantis,
496 ; gave performance of singing
and dancing boys, II. 212, VI. 34;
asked to write for Gyrene, makes
oracular reply, II. 474; abused
by Timaeus, III. 210; brought
philosophy into good repute, 290;
had tendency to melancholy
according to Aristotle, iv. 236 ;
admired poetry of Antimachus of
Colophon, 282; opposed use of
mechanical illustrations to assist
geometry, V. 470 f. ; had Dion as
immediate disciple, vi. 2 ; how
treated in Sicily by Dionysius the
Elder, 8; how by Dionysius the
Younger, 26; kept Dion with him
in the Academy, 32 ; his last visit
to Syracuse, 36; wrote letter to
Dionysius the Younger about treat-
ment of Dion's wife, 42 ; refuses to
help Dion in war against Dionysius
the Younger, 44; 110; censures
Dion for choosing men who proved
his ruin, 252 ; dead when Dionysius
came to Corinth, 296; taught
Demosthenes according to Her-
mippus, VII. 12; praised by Cicero,
140; VIII. 152; says great natures
exhibit great vices as well as great
virtues, IX. 4; 78; his advice to
Xenocrates, 466; his death-bed
words, 594
Alcibiades, (112) IV. 2, (122&) I.

256
Epistles, VI. 252 ; Epist. IV. (320)

VI. 110, (ad fin.) IV. 152, 224,

VI. 16
Epist. VII. (327) VI. 8, (328) 22,

(346)36, (349 f.) 40
Gorgias (464) IX. 200, (518 f, 626)

11.292



GENERAL INDEX TO ALL THE 'LIVES'



Laws (630d) I. 288, (691e) I. 218,
330, (692a) 1. 224, (7065) II. 12,

X. 292

Menexenus, III. 70
Meno(93)II.86
On the Soul, read by Cato just

before his death, viil. 400
Phaedrus (254a) ix. 216, (255)
IV. 12, (270a) III. 22, (271c)
III. 48

Phnedo (68d) 1. 188
Republic (3G3) II. 612, (376c) XI.
206, (426e) X. 244, (458d) I.
248, (473d) VII. 216, (475b) 84,
(487e) I. 374, (557d) VI. 112,
(5C2c) in. 20
Symposium (179a) V. 384, (215)

11.320

Timaeus(37c)I. 292
Plato, comic poet, IX. 296; (Kock I.
651) II. 90; (Kock I. 654) in. 248,
IV. 30; (Kock I. 655) III. 10
Plebeians, their complaints about
money-lenders, and secession, IV.
126; unrest among them after
Volscian war owing to scarcity of
food and money, 144; angry when
Coriolanus and other senators
oppose free distribution of grain
sent by Syracuse, 154; 184; get
permission to elect one of consuls
from their own body, II. 202, 204;
one censor plebeian, 346
Pleistarchus, brother of Cassander,
receives Cilicia after defeat of
Antigonus, goes to see Seleucus,

IX. 76

Pleistinus, brother of Faustulus, fell
in battle between Romulus and
Remus, i. 116

Pleistoanax, king of Sparta, son of
Pausanias, father of Pausanias,

X. 8 ; invades Attica, but is bribed
to withdraw, fined and goes into
exile, III. 64; Saying, I. 208

Plemmyrium, captured from Athen-
ians by Gylippus, III. 278

Plotius, accused Licinia the Vestal
and Orassus, III. 314

Plutarch, Eretrian, asks help of Athens
against Philip, defeated and driven
from Eretria by Phocion, VIII.
170f.

Plutarch, our, had intimate friend,
Themistocles of Athens, attended



school of Ammonius, the philoso-
pher, II. 90 ; native of Chaeroneia,
VII. 44; IV. 378 f. ; visits Rome and
acquires the language, VII. 4; saw
marble statue of Marius at Ravenna
in Gaul, IX. 466 ; visited scene of
battle between Otho and Vitellius,
XI. 308; saw tomb of Otho at
Brixillum, 316
Works cited :
Life of Aratus, X. 276; of
Demosthenes and Cicero in
5th book, vil. 6; of Dion in
12th book, VI. 6; of Lys-
ander, in. 66; of Metellus,
IX. 546; of Pericles and
Fabius Maximus, in. 6 ; of
Timoleon, VI. 122
On Days, II. 138
Roman Questions, n. 140
Sayings: I. 180, 362, 376, 396,
398, 418, 460, 570, II. 110, 228, 316,
392 f., 398, 410, 490, III. 2 f ., 14,
54, 112, 152, 202, 214, 318, 386
426, 428, 434, 436, IV. 120, 212
252, 446 f., 450, V. 106, 312, 344,
VII. 44, VIII. 344, IX. 476 f., 520,
596, X. 2, 52, 168, 240, 248 f.,
278 f., 352, 384 f., XI. 4, 24, 106,
186 f., 196
Pluto, sacrificed to, by Publicola, I.

556
Plutus, blind and lifeless at Sparta,

1.232

Plynteria, see " Athena."
Pnyx, at Athens, had bema, II. 54;

f. 60 f. ; III. 232

Po, river, V. 446 ; crossed by Marius,
IX. 526; battle there between
Caecina and Otho's men, XI. 298 f.
Poets, nameless, cited, II. 222; 420;
460 ; 472 ; 506 ; (Kock ill. 493), in.
432 ; iv. 10, V. 414 ; IV. 326 ; (Nauck*
921), 454; (Bergk III*. 622), V. 38;
(Kock III. 484), 254; (Kock II. 80.
128), VII. 22; (Nauck* 911), 150;
378; (Nauck 921), ix. 318
Polemarchs, at Sparta fine Agis, I.
238; at Athens chosen by lot, in.
26 ; at Thebes, V. 66, 354
Polemon, strives for chief command

under Eumenes, VIII. 102
Polemon, cited, 1. 190
Polemon, topographer, cited, XI. 28
Polemon, king, taken prisoner by

447



GENERAL INDEX TO ALL THE < LIVES '



Parthians, IX. 224; sent army from
Pontus to Antony, 276

" Poliorketes," title of tyrants, II.
228; surname of Demetrius, IX.
106

Pollichus, goes to rescue his nephew
Heracleides, III. 292

Pollio, sole remaining prefect of
Otho's soldiers, orders them to
swear allegiance to Vitellius, XI. 318

Pollio, Asinius, see " Asinius Pollio."

Pollis, Spartan, sold Plato as slave
In Aegina, VI. 10

Pollux, see "Castor" and " Dios-
curi."

Polus, Aeginetan, pupil of Archias,
VII. 70

Polyaenus, fought always at side of
Phllopoemen, X. 2S2

Polyalces, ambassador from Sparta
to Athens, III. 86

Polyarchus, Aeginetan, charges Athen-
ians with fortifying their city, II. 52

Polybius, son of Achaean general
Lycortas, friend of Philopoemen,

X. 314 f . ; gets Scipio's aid in
securing return of Achaean exiles,
11.326; VI. 134

Cited: II. 330, V. 380, 524, VI.

404, X. 152, 300

Histories (II. 47, 4f.) XI. 88,

(II. 64, 1) X. 106, (II. 65, 2 & 7)

114, (XXIX) VI. 392, 394
Polycleitus (1), made statue of TTera

at Argos, III. 4
Polycleitus (2), cited, VII. 356
Polycleitus (3), adherent of Nero,

executed by Galba, XI. 240
Polycrates (1), tyrant, III. 76;

imitated by Lysander in his dis-
regard for oaths, IV. 252
Polycrates (2), descendant of Aratus

and friend of Plutarch, XI. 2 f .
Polycrates (3), son of Polycrates,

XI. 4

Polycratidas, one of embassy sent to
generals of Persian king, quoted,
1.282

Polycrite, daughter of Lysimachus,
voted public maintenance, II. 296

Polycritus, physician at court of
Artaxerxes, XT. 176

Polydectes, half-brother of Lycurgus,
I. 206; died soon after ascending
throne, leaving it to Lycurgus,



208; had posthumous son Chari-
laii?, 1. 210 ; his widow plots against
Lycurgus, 212

Polydorus, king of Sparta, with his
colleague Theopompus inserted
clause in rhetra of Lycurgus, I.
222 ; said to have added some lots
to those distributed by Lycurgus,
228

Polyeuctus (1), son of Themistoclcs
and Archippe, II. 86

Polyeuctus (2), Sphettian, contrasts
Demosthenes and Phocion as
speakers, VII. 24, VIII. 154; VII. 32 ;
counsels Athenians to go to war
with Philip, vill. 154; demanded
by Alexander, vil. 5r,

Polygnotus, painter, his relations
with Elpinice, II. 414

Polygnotus, tower of, XI. 12 f.

Polyidus, Plataean hero, H. 246

Polymachus, of Pella, executed by
Alexander for rifling tomb of
Cyrus, VII. 41 6

Polymedes, father of Qlaucus, VIII.
172

Polyphron, uncle of Alexander of
Pherae, slain by him, V. 412

Polysperchon, with Leptines, puts
Callipus to death, vi. 122

Polysperchon, appointed general-in-
chief by Antipater before dying,
VIII. 216; quarrels with Cassander
after death of Autipater, 114;
orders Eumenes to wage war on
Antigonus and take 500 talents of
treasure at Quinda, 116 ; plots
against Phocion, 216 ; father of
Alexander, 220, IX. 22; has Dein-
archus of Corinth executed, refuses
to hear Phocion, vill. 222; good
general according to Pvrrhus, IX.
366

Polystratus, witnesses death of
Dareius, VII. 350

Polyxenus, husband of Thest, became
enemy of Dionytdus the Elder, VI.
42

Polyzelus, Rhodian, cited, I. 446

Pomaxathres, Parthian, slew Crassus,
III. 416, 422

Pomentinum, city of Italy with
marshes near it, VII. 578

" Pomerium," its etymology, I. 118

Pompaedius Silo, leader of Latin



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allies in their effort to obtain
Eoman citizenship, vni. 238;
challenged Marius to battle, IX. 554

Pompeia, Caesar's third wife, VII.
452 ; loved by Clodius, 462 ;
divorced by Caesar, 152, 460

" Pompeii," name common to family,
IX. 464

Pompeii, Cicero had farm near it,
VII. 100

Pompeius, neighbour of Ti. Gracchus,
said Eudemus of Pergamum gave
Ti. Gracchus royal diadem and
purple robe, X. 176

Pompeius, Aulus, tribune of people,
called Bataces impostor and died
within week, IX. 508

Pompeius, Gnaeu?, elder son of
Pompey, sent to Syria by his father
to raise a fleet, V. 278; enraged at
Cicero after Pharsalus, vii. 180,
vni. 370; enamoured of Cleopatra,
IX. 192

Pompeius, Sextus, younger son of
Pompey, tells Cato of Pompey 's
death, VIII. 370; supported by
Spain, 382 ; holding Sicily and
ravaging Italy, makes peace with
Octavius and Antony, IX. 206;
attacked by Octavius, 216; driven
from Sicily by him, 262

Pompeius Rufus, Q., consul with Sulla,
IV. 342 ; his son slain by Sulpicius'
mob, escapes himself, 350

Pompeius Sextus Strabo, Guaeus,
father of Pompey, able soldier, hated
for his greed, V. 116 ; arrayed
against Cinna, saved from mu-
tinous troops by his son, 122

Pompey, son of Strabo, loved by
people, his character, V. 116 f. ;
saved his father Strabo from
mutinous soldiers, tried for theft
of public property on his father's
death, 122 ; wins favour with his
judge, the praetor Antistius, be-
comes engaged to his daughter,
is acquitted, 124; married Antistia,
126 ; when 23 raises force pre-
paratory to joining Sulla, 128;
defeats various enemies, 130; is
saluted as "Imperator" by Sulla,
sent to Gaul to help Metellus,
132 ; divorces Antistia and marries
Aemilia, step-daughter of Sulla,



134; sent against Marians in
Sicily, executes Carbo and Q.
Valerius, 136 f.; sent by Sulla
against Domitius in Africa, 140;
defeats and slays Domitius, 142;
captures lampsas and gives his
kingdom to Hiempsal, subdues
Africa within 40 days, 144; on
his return greeted as " Magnus "
by Sulla, 146 ; allowed to have
triumph, 148

Is left out of Sulla's will,
appointed general against Lepidus,
152 ; has Brutus, father of the
Brutus who killed Caesar, slain,
154 ; goes to Spain to help Metellua
against Sertorius, 156 ; fights drawn
battle with him, 160; after death
of Sertorius completely defeats
Perpenna, 162 ; returning from
Spain defeats remnant of Spar-
tacus' force, 164; receives 2nd
triumph and consulship, 166 ; in
constant collision with his colleague
Crassus, 168 ; given command
against pirates by Gabinian law,
176f. ; clears Tyrrhenian and
Libyan seas and sea about Sar-
dinia, Corsica, and Sicily in 40
days, 182 ; drives all piracy from
the sea in less than 3 months, 186 ;
treats Metellus in Crete unfairly,
188 ; given command against
Mithridates by Manilian law, 190 f . ;
meets Lucullus in Galatia, 194;
defeats Mithridates near Euphrates
river, 200 : invades Armenia, 202 ;
defeats Albanians and Iberians
about Caucasus mountains, 206 f . ;
in fortress of Caenum found and
read private documents of Mithri-
dates, 212 ; marches toward Petra,
220 ; receives news of death of
Mithridates, 222 ; while returning
visits Athens and donates 50
talents toward its restoration, 224;
divorces Mucia, disbands his army,
226

Attempts to win Cato by mar-
riage alliance, 228 ; celebrates
triumph, 230; begins to lose
reputation from this time, 232 ;
refuses to help Cicero threatened
with exile, 234 ; lends his support
to Caesar the consul and marries

449



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his daughter Julia, 236 f.; with
Caesar's help gets his enactments
ratified which Lucullus contested,
238; opposed by Glodius, 240;
assists in recall of Cicero and by
him is reconciled to senate, 242 i. ;
is given direction of navigation and
agriculture, 244; secures abund-
ance of grain for the city, 246 ;
has understanding with Caesar
and Crassus at Luca, 248; elected
consul with Crassus, with his help
introduces laws giving Caesar his
provinces for 5 more years, giving
Crassus Syria and the expedition
against the Parthians, and giving
himself Africa, both Spains, and
4 legions, 250

Loses his wife Julia, learns of
Crassus' death, 254; elected sole
consul, 258; marries Cornelia,
daughter of Metellus Scipio, 260;
is to retain his provinces another
4 years and receive 1000 talents
yearly to maintain his soldiers, 262;
demands his 2 legions back from
Caesar, recovers from dangerous
illness, 264; receives his 2 legions
from Caesar, becomes filled with
confidence in his power to suppress
Caesar, 266; is commanded by
the consuls to levy recruits but
has difficulty in securing them, 270 ;
issues edict recognizing state of
civil war and ordering all the
senators to follow him, 276 ; crosses
from Brundiiium to Dyrrhachium,
278; gathers great force and has
irresistible navy, 280; refuses
Caesar's offer of peace, routs his
army but fails to take advantage
of the victory, 284; pursues Caesar,
288; is forced by his friends to
offer battle to Caesar, 290; is
defeated by Caesar at Pharsalus,
292 f.; flees from the field of
battle, 304; is joined by his wife
Cornelia, 310 ; sails to Pelusium in
Egypt, 316; is murdered by
Ptolemy's agents, 322 ; his death
avenged by Caesar, 324

See also II. 140, 472, 484 f., 582,
588 f., 594 f., 606, III. 328 f., 348 f.,
428 f., IV. 418, 430 f., 442, 448, VI.
132, 136, 190, 198, 252, VII. 102 f.,

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114, 124, 158, 160, 166, 170, 176 f..

194, 468, 472 f., 478, 494, 500 f.,

610, 514 f., 524, 528, 538 f., 548 f.,

VIII. 4, 32, 48 f., 58, 72, 140, 264,

306 f., 332 f., 340, 344 f., 352, 366 f .,

382, IX. 148, 152, 160, 180

Quoted : II. 600, V. 120, 136, 164,

192, 304, 310
Pompilia, only daughter of Numa and

Tatia, I. 376; married Marcius,

378
Pompon (1), father of Numa Pom-

pilius, I. 314
Pompon (2), son of Numa, ancestor

of Pomponii, I. 376
Pomponia, wife of Q. Cicero, inflicts

terrible punishment upon Philo-

logus, VII. 208
Pomponii, descended from Pompon,

son of Numa, I. 376
Pomponius (1), praetor, announces

defeat at Thrasymene, III. 126
Pomponius (2), companion of C.

Gracchus, killed at wooden bridge,

X. 234
Pomponius (3), spared by Hithridates,

11.514
Pontic kings, line of, founded by

Mithridates, ended by Romans, IX.

12
Pontifex Maximus, his duties, I. 338,

342 f . ; Antony, IX. 208 ; Caesar,

VII. 456 ; P. Liciiiius Crassus Dives,

III. 192; P. L. Crassus Dives
Mucianus, X. 162; Metellus Pius,

IV. 342, VII. 456 ; Nasica, X. 194
Pontifices, ascribed to Numa, why

so called, I. 336 ; their duties, 346
Pontius, his servant gives inspired

message to SuJla, iv. 412
Pontius Cominius, see " Cominius,

Pontius."
" Pontius Glaucus," poem by Cicero

when a boy, vil. 84
Pontus, II. 294; held by son of

Alitliridatep, IV. 358; 11.494; 508;

ravaged by Lucullus, 510 ; invaded

by Lucullus again, 542; men sent

from Rome to regulate its affairs,

586; invaded by Pompey, Vll.

106 ; triumphed over by Pompey,

V. 230; freed of Romans by Phar-
naces, freed of Pharnaces by Caesar,
VII. 560

Popilius, 0., defeated by Caesar as



GENERAL INDEX TO ALL THE < LIVES'



candidate for military tribuneship,
VII. 450
Popilius Laenas, alarms Brutus and

Casfrius by his words, VI. 158
Popillius, as praetor had banished
friends of Ti. Gracchus, flees from
Italy, X. 206

Popillius, military tribune, once when

charged with parricide defended by

Cicero, is one of his assassins, vii.

204 f.

Poppaea, wife of Crispinus, her acts,

XI. 246 f.
"Poppaea," name given Sporus by

Nymphidius Sabinus, XI. 224
" Populus," name given to those not

in the legions, 1. 122
Porcia (1), sister of Cato the Younger,
wife of Lucius Domitius, VIII. 236,
332

Porcia (2), daughter of Cato the
Younger and wife of Bibulus, to
whom she bore 2 sons, vm. 292;
mother of Bibulus, VI. 176; cousin
and wife of Brutus, insists upon
sharing his secret, 152, vin. 410;
VI. 158; manner and time of her
death, 246
" Porcius," derived from "porcns,"

I. 532

Porsena, Lars, declares war on Rome
when she refuses to restore Tarquin
to throne, I. 542 ; checked at
bridge by Horatius and his 2 com-
panions, 544 ; releases Mucius,
who tried to kill him, 546 f. ; makes
peace with Rome on conditions,
550 ; honours Cloelia, 552 ; in
retiring left his supplies behind for
Romans, 554, 574; bronze statue
of him near senate-house, 554
Porsena's goods cried first, I. 554
Porus, Indian king, defeated and
captured by Alexander, restored
to his kingdom and given title of
satrap, VII. 394 f.; quoted, 398
Poseideon, Athenian month, corre-
sponds nearly to January, VII. 532
Poseidon, patron god of Troezen,
reputed father of Theseus, I. 12;
Isthmian games in his honour
instituted by Theseus, 56; honoured
on 8th day of every month, 84;
called Securer and Earth-stayer,
86; contends with Athena for



Athens, II. 54; v. 8; temples of,
at the Isthmus, at Taenamm, at
Calauria, plundered by pirates,
174; VII. 70; X. 36
Poseidonius, tells of his discourse at
Rhodes before Pompey against
Hermagoras the rhetorician, v. 224 ;
wrote history of Perseus in several
books, excuses king for retiring
from battle of Pydna, VI. 404 f . ;
taught Cicero philosophy, vii. 90
Cited : V. 436, 458, 488 f., 520,

VI. 128, 412, IX. 464, 692 f.
Posidonia, Astyphilus of, II. 460
Postuma, daughter of Sulla and

Valeria, why the name, IV. 442
Postumius, soothsayer, tells Sulla the

omens are good, IV. 352
Postumius, Livius, led Latin army

against Rome, I. 184
Postumius, Spurius, rival ot Ti.

Gracchus, X. 162
Postumius Tubertus (1), made consul

along with M. Valerius, I. 554
Postumius Tubertus (2), as dictator

fought Aequians and Volscians, II.

96
Postumus, surname of child born after

father's death, IV. 142
Potamon, Lesbian, according to

Sotion told of Alexander founding

city in memory of his dog Peritas,

VII. 398

Potamus, place In Attica, n. 298

Potheinus, eunuch, managed Ptolemy's
affairs, called council of influential
men to decide on fate of Pompey,
V. 316, VII. 556; drove out Cleo-
patra, plotted against Caesar, 556 ;
put to death by Caesar, 558, V. 324

Potheinus, official under Cleopatra,
IX. 274

Potidaea, colony of Corinth, revolts



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