PINA1264 M. Pinarius (4, 21?) Rusca (or Posca)?

Status

  • Patrician

Career

  • Praetor 181 Sardinia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Election Liv. 40.18.2 Provinces and armies 40.18.3 and 5. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Mommsen (Str. 1.529) suggests that he, either in his praetorship or perhaps earlier as Tribune, was the M. Pinarius Rusca who proposed a Lex annalis (Cic. De Or. 2.261), but Nipperdey (Leg. Ann. 6) places the bill after the Lex Villia and refuses to identify the two Pinarii. See Niccolini, FTP 402. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Fought successfully with the Corsicans and the Ilienses of Sardinia (Liv. 40.19.6-8, and 34.12-13). See L├╝bker no. 6. (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 733 (Brennan 2000)