PUBL0517 Q. Publilius (11) (Q. f. Q. n. Pob.? Philo)?


  • Nobilis Expand

    Liv. 9.34.6 (all censors between lex Aemilia and 310 "nobilissimi... viri")

Life Dates

  • 377?, birth (Develin 1979) Expand

    Develin no. 10.


  • Quinquevir Mensarius 352 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Appointed to deal with a serious debt situation. This they did by payments from public funds, or by authorizing bankruptcy proceedings or surrender of property (Liv. 7.21.5-8; Gaius Inst. 4.23; cf. Rotondi 224; Frank, ESAR 1.29f.). On Publilius, see Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumphator 339 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Latineis. MRR I.137, Itgenshorst no. 67, Rich no. 67. (Rich 2014)
  • Dictator 339 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • He carried a series of popular measures: 1. that plebiscites should be binding on all citizens; 2. that the patrum auctoritas should be given before the vote on laws in the Comitia Centuriata; 3. that one Censor must always be a plebeian (Liv. 8.12.12-17; Rotondi 226-228). See Degrassi 107, 410f.; Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 339 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • On the name of Aemilius, see 341, note 2, and Conway and Walters on Liv. 8.12.4, where the Mss tradition has Titius. Diod. has Tiberius. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 8.12.4-5; Diod. 16.91.1; Chr. 354 (Mamercino et Philo); Fast. Hyd. (Mamertino et Seleno); Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}); Cassiod.; Degrassi 107, 410f. Aemilius held command against Tibur, Praeneste, Velitrae and Pedum; being refused a triumph, he appointed his colleague Dictator (Liv. 8.12.7-13). Publilius won a triumph over the Latins (Liv. 8.12.5-10; Act. Tr., Degrassi 68f., 541; see below, Dictator). On Publilius, see Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praetor 336 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Publilius' election is placed in 337, but his year of office appears to be 336 (cf. Maxis 10). (Broughton MRR I)
    • The first plebeian to hold the office (Liv. 8.15.9). See Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 725 (Brennan 2000)
  • Magister Equitum 335 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 8.16.12. See Degrassi 107, 410f.; Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Censor 332 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Enrolled new Latin citizens, adding the tribes Maecia and Scaptia (Liv. 8.17.11; Vell. 1.14.4; cf. FGrH 2 B. 1155, no. 255). In Fast. Cap., Degrassi 34f., 107, 412f. ([- - - -] qui postea [C]audinus appell[(atus) est]), the reference is to Postumius. On Publilius, see Lübker, no. 2; on Postumius, no. 12. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 327 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 8.22.8; Diod. 17.110.1, and 112.1; Chr. 354 (Lentulo et Philo II); Fast. Hyd. (Lentulo et Silone); so also Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; Degrassi 108, 412f. Both held command in Campania, Cornelius facing the Samnites while Publilius besieged Palaeopolis (Liv. 8.22.8-23.12; Dion. Hal. 15.5-10). On Publilius, see Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumphator 326 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Samnitibus, Palaeopolitaneis. MRR I.146, Itgenshorst no. 73, Rich no. 73. (Rich 2014)
  • Proconsul 326 Campania (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Pro consule, Liv. 8.23.12; primus procos., Act. Tr. Captured Palaeopolis and celebrated a triumph over Samnites and Palaeopolitani (Liv. 8.25-26; Act. Tr., Degrassi 70f., 541). See Lübker no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 320 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • The various names of Consuls, Dictators, and Masters of Horse, are filled out from Fast. Cap. and Act. Tr., Papirius from Fast. Cap. on 315, Publilius, ib. on 315, Maenius and Folius, ib. 314, and Manlius, Act. Tr. on 340. See Degrassi 36f., 68f. On the surrender of persons to the Samnites, see also Cic. Off. 3.109; Sen. 41; Gell. 17.21.36; Flor. 1.16.11; Dio fr. 36.19-21, and Zon. 7.26. On Papirius, see also 326, note 1, and 319, Consuls. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Liv. 9.7.15; Diod. 18.44.1; Fast. Cap. (L. P[apirius Sp. f. L. n. Curs]or II; Q. Pobli[lius-]); Chr. 354 (Cursore II et Philo III); Fast. Hyd. (Cursore II et Filone); Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}); Cassiod.; Degrassi 36f., 109, 416f. Peace with the Samnites was rejected and the erring Consuls handed over to them; then Publilius in Campania, and afterwards with his colleague in Apulia, defeated the Samnites and received the submission of Luceria (Liv. 9.12-15; Dio fr. 36, and Zon. 7.26). Livy (9.15.9-10) reports another version which credited Cornelius the Dictator (see below) and Papirius as Mag. Eq. with the achievement of the Consuls, and the celebration of a triumph (cf. Act. Tr. on 319). On Papirius, see Lübker no. 9, on Publilius, no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 315 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Fast. Hyd. (Cursor III et Lenate II), and Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}) have confused the names of Publilius and Popillius. See the criticism of the tradition for this year in RE, on Papirius (Münzer). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Diod. 19.66.1; Fast. Cap. (names entire); Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; cf. Liv. 9.22.1, where the names are omitted. See Degrassi 36f., 109, 418f. On Papirius, see Lübker no. 9, on Publilius, no. 2. (Broughton MRR I)