festus as former slave
In Response To: Drooling over Drusilla ()

the business re festus' having been a 'former slave,' may be close to the mark. I've seen on-line details re festus being relative [perhaps brother} of that fellow xxxx {can't recall his name} ...with xxxx being a freedman or former slave. xxxx was emperor claudius' right-hand man. No idea if tid-bit is true or not