FABI0879 Q. Fabius (103) Q. f. Q. n. Maximus


  • Patrician

Life Dates

  • 249?, birth (Develin 1979) Expand

    Develin no. 88.

  • Before 204?, death (Broughton MRR I)


son of
Q. Fabius (116) Q. f. Q. n. Fal.? Pup.? Maximus Ovicula Verrucosus Cunctator (cos. 233) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Cic. Cato 12, Cic. nat. deor. III 80, Cic. Tusc. III 70, Frontin. strat. III 9.2, Frontin. strat. IV 6.1, Gell. II 2. 13, Liv. XXII 23.8, Liv. XXII 53.1, Liv. XXIV 12.6, Liv. XXIV 45.4, Liv. XXIV 9.2, Liv. XXVII 29.4, Liv. XXVII 8.13, Liv. XXVIII 40.9, Liv. XXVIII 43.5, Liv. XXVIII 9.1, Plut. Fab. 1.5(8), Plut. Fab. 24.1, Plut. Fab. 24.4(6), Sil It. VII 709ff., Val. Max. II 2.4, Val. Max. IV 8.1

father of
Q. Fabius (104) Q. f. Q. n. Maximus (aug. 203) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Cic. Tusc. III 70, Val. Max. V 10.2


  • Tribunus Militum 216 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • With the survivors of Cannae at Canusium (Liv. 22.53.1-3). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Aedilis Curulis 215 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 24.9.4. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Praetor 214 Apulia, Gallia Cisalpina (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Election Liv. 24.9.4. (Broughton MRR I)
    • With two legions he captured Acuca in Luceria and a fortified camp near Ardoneae (Liv. 24.11.2, 12.6, 20.8; cf. 44.2). (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 727 (Brennan 2000)
  • Consul 213 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Claud. Quad. fr. 57 Peter; Liv. 24.43.5 and 9, cf. 44.7; 34.1.3; Fast. Cap., Degrassi 46f., 119, 446f.; cf. Fast. Fer. Lat., Degrassi 148f.; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod.; and on Fabius, Val. Max. 2.2.4; and perhaps 3.1.5; Plut. Fab. 24; Apophth. Fab. 7. Fabius took over the command of the army in Apulia from his father, and re{263}captured Arpi (Liv. 24.44-47, cf. 25.15.1; Claud. Quad. fr. 57 Peter; Val. Max. 2.2.4; Frontin. Str. 3.9.2; Plut. Fab. 24; Apophth. Fab. 7; App. Hann. 31). Sempronius held command with minor successes at Luceria (Liv. 24.44.1, and 47.12; 25.1.5). See below, Dictator. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant)? 212 Apulia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Possibly Fabius remained as Legate or Prefect with a few troops in Arpi (see Münzer, RE). (Broughton MRR I)
    • Sil. It. 12.479-482. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 209 Sicilia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Sent by his father the Consul to bring the survivors of the army of Fulvius Centumalus (see 210, Promagistrates) to Sicily and bring back legions and ships formerly under Laevinus (Liv. 27.8.13). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant)? 208 Lucania (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Fabius' title is not given, nor does it appear that he remained with imperium. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Sent by the Senate to the army at Venusia (Liv. 27.29.1-4). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Legatus (Envoy) 207 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Münzer (RE) is not certain of the identity of this Legate. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Sent by the Consul Livius to inform the Senate that they could safely withdraw the consular army from Gaul (Liv. 28.9.1-2). (Broughton MRR I)