LIVES OF THE CAESARS
Of his freedmen, he had special regard for the eunuch Posides, whom
he even presented with the headless spear at his British triumph, along
with thoise who had served as soldiers.
He prohibited the castration of males; and he kept down the price of
the eunuchs who remained in the hands of the slave dealers.
Besides cruelty, he was also suspected of luxury...; and not less of
lust, because of his crowds of male prostitutes and eunuchs...