VALE0149 M. Valerius (246) M'. f. Volus. n. Maximus (Lactuca)


  • Patrician


son of
M'. Valerius (243) Volus. f. Maximus (dict. 494) (RE)
father of
M. Valerius (206) M. f. M'. n. Lactuca (or Lactucinus) Maximus (cos. suff. 437) (RE)


  • Quaestor 458 Rome (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Continued the prosecution of M. Volscius Fictor for false witness against K. Quinctius (Liv. 3.25.2-3, and 29.6; cf. Dion. Hal. 10.23.4, and 24.3). On T. Quinctius, see Lübker no. 1, on Valerius, Münzer, Gent. Val. 49, no. 45. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Another tradition keeps Volscius continuously in office from 461 to 457. See these years. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 456 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • In Diod. Valerius receives the cognomen Lactuca, but in Pliny (NH 19.59) and in Fast. Cap. on 356 the form is Lactucinus. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 3.31.1; Diod. 12.4.1; Fast. Cap. (names entire); Dion. Hal. 10.31.1; Censorin. DN 17, 10; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; cf. CIL 6.32326, line 14; Degrassi 24f., 93, 362f. On Valerius, see Münzer, Gent. Val. 49, no. 45. (Broughton MRR I)