ATIL1140 A. Atilius (60) C. f. C. n. Serranus

Relationships

grandson of
C. Atilius (33) A. f. A. n. Bulbus (cos. 245) (Badian 1990)
son of
C. Atilius (62) Serranus (pr. 218) (Badian 1990)
brother of
? C. Atilius (63, cf. 60) Serranus (pr. 185) (DPRR Team)
? M. Atilius (68) Serranus (pr. 174) (DPRR Team)
grandfather of
? C. Atilius (64) Cam.? Serranus (cos. 106) (Badian 1990)

Career

  • Aedilis Curulis 194 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • C. Atilius Serranus (63, Pr. 185) is a possible identification since the praenomen is lacking in all our Mss, but A., who was Pr. in 192, seems palaeographically and in point of time the better choice. (Broughton MRR I)
    • These were the first, it is said, to hold scenic games at the Megalesia, and at the bidding of the Censors reserved a special section for senators (Val. Ant. fr. 37 Peter; Liv. 34.54.3-8; Val. Max. 2.4.3; Ascon. 69 C). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praetor 192 fleet, Macedonia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Elections: Liv. 35.10.11 Provinces and armies 35.20.8. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Operated against Nabis of Sparta (Liv. 35.20.12-13, 22.1-3, 23.4, and 37.3; cf. Zon. 9.19). See I. de D√©los 442 B, line 86; 1429 A, line 20; 1450 A, line 66. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 170. In MRR 1.350, add that his province was Fleet and Macedonia. In MRR 1.353, he is described as praefectus Romanae classis (Liv. 36.20.7), but is perhaps mistakenly termed legatus in 36.12.9. See below, on A. Postumius Albinus Luscus (46). (Broughton MRR III)
    • p. 731 (Brennan 2000)
  • Praefectus Classis 191 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Continued to command the fleet (praefectus classis, Liv. 36.20.7), and was active on both the Ionian and the Aegean seas until succeeded by Livius (Liv. 36.11.9, 12.9, 20.7-8, and 42.7; App. Syr. 22). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Cos. 170. In MRR 1.350, add that his province was Fleet and Macedonia. In MRR 1.353, he is described as praefectus Romanae classis (Liv. 36.20.7), but is perhaps mistakenly termed legatus in 36.12.9. See below, on A. Postumius Albinus Luscus (46). (Broughton MRR III)
  • Praetor 173 urbanus, Rome (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Election Liv. 41.28.5 Provinces 42.1.5. (Broughton MRR I)
    • By decree of the Senate he renewed the alliance with Antiochus IV of Syria (Liv. 42.6.10). See also Liv. 42.8.4, and 27.4. (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 734 (Brennan 2000)
  • Propraetor? 172 Brundisium (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Sent to receive the allied levies raised by Sicinius at Brundisium and forward them to Macedonia (Liv. 42.27.4). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Ambassador) 172 Macedonia, Achaea, Aetolia, Epirus, (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Sent to the various Greek communities to keep them in alliance with Rome against Macedon, they sailed with a guard to Corcyra and there apportioned regions to each member of the embassy: to Marcius and Atilius, northern and central Greece and the Peloponnese; to the Lentuli, Cephallenia and the western Peloponnese; and to Decimius, King Gentius of Illyria (Liv. 42.37.1-9). Marcius and Atilius proceeded through Epirus and Acarnania to the Thessalian council at Larisa, and then in a conference with Perseus encouraged him to send envoys to Rome under agreement for a truce (Liv. 42.38.1-47.3, cf. 47.1-9; T. Frank, CPh 5 [1910] 358-361). They went on to break up the Boeotian League, placing pro-Roman parties in control and attaching the communities individually to Rome (Polyb. 27.1.1-2.10; Liv. 42.43.4-44.6), and summoned Ser. Cornelius to stay at Chalcis. At Argos they induced the council of the Achaeans to send a guard to Chalcis (Polyb. 27.2.11; Liv. 42.44.7-8), then making an end of these winter activities they rejoined P. Cornelius and returned to Rome (Polyb. 27.2.12; Liv. 42.44.8, principio hiemis !). Decimius in Illyria fell under suspicion of accepting bribes (Liv. 42.45.8). Cf. App. Mac. 11.4. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 171 Macedonia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Ambassador in 172 (see no. d), then sent to hold Larisa in Thessaly (Liv. 42.47.10-11), probably, like Lentulus (see Tribunes of the Soldiers), under the command of Licinius. His title is not given. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 170 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Fast. Cap., Degrassi 50f., 123, 458f.; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; and on Hostilius, SIG 646, line 42; Liv. 43.4.9, 5.1, 6.10 and 14, and 9.6. Hostilius evaded a plot to seize him in Epirus on his way to his command (Polyb. 27.16.1-6; Diod. 30.5), and suffered a reverse at Elimiae while attempting to break into Macedonia proper (Plut. Aem. 9.3; cf. Liv. 43.11.9; 44.2.6, and 36.10). He wintered in Thessaly (Polyb. 28.3.1; Liv. 43.17.9; 44.1.5-8). Atilius spent a quiet year in Liguria and Gaul and returned to hold the elections (Liv. 43.9.1-3, and 11.3). (Broughton MRR I)