He changed his plans and campaigned for the tribunate instead of the aedileship;(52) then when he had succeeded in being elected suffect tribune was influential in winning Antony's augurate
for him; the election of this probably took place in the comitia tributa, where he had (suddenly) become an important figure;(53) his legislation as a tribune in 50 put forward agrarian reform and other traditionally popularist measures;(54) Caesar, after rejecting a previous offer of alliance, suddenly offered to pay his enormous debts in return for his support.
A number of coin reverses associate the sitella, the urn used to cast the lots, with the lituus, the preeminent symbol of the augurate
, and augural intervention in an inquest following the death of Q.
1) states that 'Domitius' was defeated by Antony in an election to the augurate
, and it is well agreed that the Domitius bested by Antony was L.