CORN0510 A. Cornelius (122) P. f. A. n. Cossus Arvina


  • Patrician

Life Dates

  • 378?, birth (Develin 1979) Expand

    Develin no. 8.


son of
P. Cornelius (119) A. f. M. n. Cossus (tr. mil. c. p. 408) (RE)
father of
P. Cornelius (66) A. f. P. n. Arvina (cos. 306) (RE)


  • Magister Equitum 353 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • On the name of Cossus, see Act. Tr. on 343. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 7.19.10. See Degrassi 105, 404f. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Magister Equitum 349 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 7.26.12; Fast. Cap. See Degrassi 34f., 106, 406f. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumphator 343 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Samnitibus. MRR I.132-3, Itgenshorst p. 264, Rich no. 65. (Rich 2014)
  • Consul 343 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Cic. Div. 1.51; Liv. 7.28.10; 10.31.10; Diod. 16.77.1; Act. Tr.; Plin. NH 16.11; App. Samn. 1; Auct. Vir. Ill. 26; Chr. 354 (Corvo III et Cosso III); Fast. Hyd. (Corvino III et Cosco), so also Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; Degrassi 106, 408f. At Saticula in the First Samnite War Cornelius was saved from a dangerous position by Decius Mus (see Tribunes of the Soldiers), and thereafter won a victory and celebrated a triumph (Liv. 7.32.2, 34-37.3, and 38.3; Cic. Div. 1.51; Act. Tr., Degrassi 68f., 541; Frontin. Str. 1.5.14; 4.5.9; Auct. Vir. Ill. 26). Valerius was victorious at Mt. Gaurus and Suessula, celebrated a triumph, and returned to protect Campania during the winter (Liv. 7.32-33, and 37.4-38; Dion. Hal. 15.3; Act. Tr., Degrassi 68f., 541; App. Samn. 1; Auct. Vir. Ill. 26). On Valerius, see Münzer, Gent. Val. 49, no. 49. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 332 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • On the name of Cossus, see Act. Tr. on 343; for the filiation of Domitius, ee Fast. Cap. on 280. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 8.17.5; Diod. 17.62.1; Chr. 354 (Calvino et Arvinas II); Fast. Hyd. (Galbino et Cosso); Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}); Cassiod.; Degrassi 107, 412f. Peace with Alexander of Epirus (Cassiod.). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Dictator 322 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 8.38-40; cf. Zon. 7.26. Credited with an important victory and a triumph by Livy's main source, but in others (followed by Act. Tr.), appointed to carry on the Ludi Romani owing to the illness of the Praetor (Liv. 8.40.1-5). See above, Consuls, and Degrassi 108, 415. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Fetialis after 321 (Rüpke 2005) Expand
    • Delivered the persons who had pledged peace at Caudium to the Samnites (Liv. 9.10.8-10, and 11.9). (Broughton MRR I)