Letter LXII: ad familiares 9.18
Tusculum, about July 20, 46 B.C.
discipulos : i.e. Hirtius and Dolabella. Cf. Ep. LXI.7n.
obviam (sc. Caesari) : the battle of Thapsus took place in April, 46, and Caesar was on his way back to Rome. He reached the city July 25.
eadem (sc. opera): this omission is common in Plautus with eadem and una. Cf. M. G.. 303, and Brix on Trin. 581.
Dionysius: sc. the younger.
sublatis iudiciis : the orderly administration of justice, with which politics had interfered for many years, had been almost suspended during the Civil War; cf. pro Marc. 23 (delivered in this very year) omnia sunt excitanda tibi, C. Caesar, uni, quae iacere sentis, belli ipsius impetu, quod necesse fuit, perculsa atque prostrata: constituenda iudicia, etc.
regno forensi: cf. regnum iudiciale, Ep. 1.1.