VALE0808 M. Valerius (251) M'. f. M. n. (Maximus) Messalla


  • Patrician


son of
? M'. Valerius (247) M. f. M. n. Maximus Messalla (cos. 263) (Zmeskal 2009)
father of
? M. Valerius (252) M. f. M'. n. Messalla (cos. 188) (Zmeskal 2009)


  • Consul 226 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Fast. Cap. (names entire); Fast. Hyd. (Maximo Messalla et Arustio); Chr. Pasc. ({Gr}); Cassiod.; see Degrassi 44f., 118, 440f. Chr. 354 reports the Consuls of 224 by mistake. On Valerius, see Münzer, Gent. Val. 51, no. 52. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praefectus 210 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Praefectus classis under the command of Laevinus; sent on a raid to Africa, he reported naval preparations to invade Italy (Liv. 27.5.1 and 8-15, cf. 7.3). An unacceptable nomination for Dictator (27.5.15). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praefectus 209 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Continued to serve, probably as Prefect, under Laevinus in Sicily (Liv. 27.7.16; see 210, Prefects). (Broughton MRR I)