Letter XIV: ad Atticum 3.22
Thessalonica, with a postsCript from Dyrrachium, Nov.25, 58 B.C.
Piso: cf. Ep. XIII. 2 fl.
consuesti: cf. Intr. 82.
Plancius: quaestor of Macedonia and Cicero's host at Thessalonica. In return for his kindness Cicero defended him in 54 B.C.
, in the Or. pro Plancio. Cf. also Fam. 14.1.3.
milites, etc.: the province of Macedonia had been assigned to the consul L. Calpurnius Piso for 57 B.C.
, and Cicero feared the coming of his soldiers.