CENT0861 C. Centenius (1)

Life Dates

  • 217, death - violent (Broughton MRR I) Expand

    KIA, against Carthaginian forces.


  • Propraetor 217 Etruria, Umbria (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Livy designates Centenius pro praetore, Nepos, Praetor, Polybius gives no title, Zonaras, {Gr}, and Appian says {Gr}. Mommsen thinks that if the designation pro praetore is correct Centenius{247} received imperium on the motion of the Pr. Urbanus (Str. 1.681, notes 4 and 6). On the difficulties regarding this incident, see De Sanctis 3.2.122-124. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Sent in advance by the Consul Servilius with cavalry to aid Flaminius, but was destroyed with his forces by Hannibal (Polyb. 3.86.3-5; Nep. Hann. 4.3; Liv. 22.8.1, pro praetore; App. Hann. 9.10-11, 17; Zon. 8.25; cf. Liv. 25.19.9-17). (Broughton MRR I)