FURI0414 L. Furius (41) M. f. L. n. Camillus


  • Patrician

Life Dates

  • 409?, birth (Develin 1979) Expand

    Develin no. 6.


son of
M. Furius (44) L. f. Sp. n. Camillus (cens. 403) (RE)
brother of
? Sp. Furius (48) M. f. L. n. Camillus (pr. 366) (DPRR Team)


  • Praefectus 389 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Left in charge of the camp by his father, the Dictator (Plut. Cam. 35.1). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Dictator 350 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Furius was a son of the hero Camillus. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Appointed to hold elections, through which two patricians attained the consulship of 349 (Liv. 7.24.11, and 25.1). See Degrassi 34f., 106, 406f. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 349 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Furius was a son of the hero Camillus. Of Claudius' name Fast. Cap. preserves: [Ap. Cl]audius P. f. A[p. n. Crass., I]nrigil[lens(is)]. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 7.24.11; Fast. Cap. (see note 1); Cic. Sen. 41; Chr. 354 (Camello et Crasso); Fast. Hyd. (Camillo et Crasso), so also Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; Degrassi 34f., 106, 406f. The aged Claudius died in office (Liv. 7.25.10). Camillus successfully fought the Gauls in Latium (see Tribunes of the Soldiers), but could not come to grips with Greek pirates (Liv. 7.25-26; Claud. Quad., fr. 12 Peter; Dion. Hal. 15.1; Frontin. Str. 2.6.1; App. Celt. 1.2; Eutrop. 2.6; Auct. Vir. Ill. 29; cf. Polyb. 2.18). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Dictator? 345 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • On the name of Furius, see Act. Tr. on 338; on that of Manlius, see Fast. Cap. on 359. Degrassi (105, on 350) is inclined to identify Furius with the Dictator of 350 and Consul of 349, but Münzer with RE no. 42, the Consul of 338 and 325. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Defeated the Aurunci and vowed a temple to Juno Moneta (Liv. 7.28.2-6). See Degrassi 106, 406f. (Broughton MRR I)