SERV0953 M. Servilius (78) C. f. P. n. Pulex Geminus

Life Dates

  • Before 229?, birth (Rüpke 2005) Expand

    Develin no. 84.


son of
? C. Servilius (59) (Geminus) (pr. before 218) (Zmeskal 2009)
brother of
C. Servilius (60) C. f. P. n. Geminus (cos. 203) (RE)
father of
? M. Servilius (18) M. f. C. n. (son of? M. Servilius (78) C. f. P. n. Pulex Geminus (cos. 202)) (Zmeskal 2009)


  • Augur 211 to after 167 (Rüpke 2005) Expand
    • Liv. 26.23.7-8 (Broughton MRR I)
    • M. Servilius (Pulex Geminus) succeeded Sp. Carvilius Maximus (Ruga). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Flamen Floralis? 210 to after 167 (Rüpke 2005)
  • Aedilis Curulis 204 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 29.38.8. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Magister Equitum 203 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 30.24.4; Fast. Cap., Degrassi 46f., 120f., 450f.; see above, Dictator. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Consul 202 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 30.26.1; Fast. Cap., Degrassi 48f., 121 452f., cf. Fast. Fer. Lat., Degrassi 148f.; Chr. 354; Fast. Hyd.; Chr. Pasc.; Cassiod. Servilius was assigned Etruria (Liv. 30.27.6, cf. 1-2; Zon. 9.14), but had to stay at Rome (30.38.6), and finally appointed a Dictator to hold elections, and departed for his province (30.39.4). Claudius was assigned Africa with imperium equal to that of Scipio (Liv. 30.27.1-5), but through delay for preparations and because of storms failed to arrive there at all (Liv. 30.38.6-7, and 39.1-3; Zon. 9.14). On coins celebrating M. Servilius, see Grueber, CRRBM 1.179, 229, 469; Cesano, Stud. Num. 1.172f. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Decemvir Agris Assignandis 201 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Elected through the Pr. Urbanus to assign land in Samnium and Apulia to veterans who had served under Scipio in Africa (Liv. 31.4.1-3, and 49.5). On Villius, see Lübker, no. 1, on Quinctius, no. 4. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Proconsul 201 Etruria (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Imperium prorogued in Etruria (Liv. 30.41.3). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Decemvir Agris Assignandis 200 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Liv. 31.49.5. (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumvir Coloniis Deducendis 197 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Were commissioned for three years to settle colonies at the mouths of the Volturnus and the Liternus, at Puteoli, Castrum Salerni, and Buxentum (Liv. 32.29.3-4; cf. 34.45.2; Vell. 1.15.2). (Broughton MRR I)
  • Triumvir Coloniis Deducendis 194 (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • See 197, Special Commissions. In this, the last year of the three year term of these commissioners, are mentioned the colonies authorized{346} in 197, Puteoli, Volturnum, Liternum, Salernum, Buxentum (Liv. 34.45.1-2). On Puteoli, see also CIL 1.2.698. On all the colonies, see Jerome, Chr. ad ann. 191, p. 136 Helm. (Broughton MRR I)