VALE0570 M. Valerius (244) M. f. M. n. Maximus Corvinus?


  • Patrician

Life Dates

  • 271?, death (DPRR Team) Expand

    Old age. Cic. Sen. 17.60, VM 8.13.1, Plin. HN 7.48.157.


son of
M. Valerius (137) M. f. M. n. Maximus Corvus (cos. 348) (RE)
father of
? M'. Valerius (247) M. f. M. n. Maximus Messalla (cos. 263) (Zmeskal 2009)


  • Legatus (Lieutenant)? 325 Samnium (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Probably to be identified with the son of Corvus, Cos. 312, but may be the man of many consulships himself. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Left in charge of the camp by the Dictator (Liv. 8.35.10-11). See Münzer, Gent. Val. 50, no. 50; and 49, no. 49. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 312 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 9.28.8; Diod. 19.105.1; Fast. Cap. (names entire); Frontin. Aq. 1.5; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; Degrassi 36f., 110, 420f. Decius was ill and remained in Rome (Liv. 9.29.3; cf. Auct. Vir. Ill. 27, a triumph over Samnites, not otherwise attested), but Valerius defeated the Samnites (Liv. 9.29.3), and, according to Act. Tr., celebrated a triumph over Samnites and Sorani (Degrassi 70f., 542). Diod. (19.105.5) mentions an attack on Pollitia of the Marrucini. On Valerius, see Münzer, Gent. Val. 50, no. 50. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumphator 312 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph de Samnitibus, Soraneisque. MRR I.159, Itgenshorst no. 79, Rich no. 79. (Rich 2014)
  • Censor 307 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 9.43.25-26; 10.1.9; Fast. Cap. (names entire); Val. Max. 2.9.2; Degrassi 38f., 110, 422f. Brutus let contracts for building the temple of Salus, and for roads (Liv.; cf. on Salus, Grueber, CRRBM 1.248f.; Cesano, Stud. Num. 1.154f.). On Valerius, see Münzer, Gent. Val. 50, no. 50. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Tribunus Militum 297 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Served under Rullianus in Samnium (Liv. 10.14.10). See Münzer, Gent. Val. 50, no. 50. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 289 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • On the name of Valerius, see Fast. Cap. on 312 and 307; on that of Caedicius, see Fast. Cap. on 283 and the filiation of his son, the Consul of 256. In Chr. Pasc. Caedicius has been confused with Decius Mus. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Chr. 354 (Corvino II et Noctua); Fast. Hyd. (Maximo et Noctuo); Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}); Cassiod.; Degrassi 112, 428f. On Valerius, see Lübker 50, no. 50. (Broughton MRR I)