5) he was expelled from the senate, accused by the tribune Norbanus of embezzlement and misconduct during the war, condemned and imprisoned.
It was the scene of the defeat of C. Papirius Carbo and C. Norbanus by Q.
GAIUS NORBANUS, surnamed Bulbus (or Balbus), Roman politician, was a seditious and turbulent democrat.
About ten years later Norbanus himself was accused of treason on account of the disturbances that had taken place at the trial of Caepio, but the eloquence of M.
In 89 Norbanus as praetor successfully defended Sicily against the Italian socii.
Although he had impeached the turbulent tribune C. Norbanus (q.v.), and resisted the proposal to repeal judicial sentences by popular decree, he did not hesitate to incur the displeasure of the Julian family by opposing the candidature for the consulship of C. Julius Caesar (Strabo Vopiscus), who had never been praetor and was consequently ineligible.