HI, I'm new here and here's just a quick two questions on the sense
Morte tyranni ferocis nuntiata, quisque se ad oratorem potentissimum magna spe vertit.
I translated as The death of the fierce tyrant has been announced, and each person turns himself with great hope to the most powerful speaker.
But I don't think that's right because it doesn't make sense to me. why would the people turn to the ...