Gaius Aquillius Florus

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Gaius Aquillius Florus was a consul of the Roman Republic in the year 259 BC. His colleague was Lucius Cornelius Scipio.

During the First Punic War, Aquillius Florus was proconsul of Sicily for the year 258[1] and monitored the movements of the Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1951, 1986), vol. 1, p. 206, citing Zonaras 8.11 and Polybius 1.24.8.
  2. ^ Smith, William (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. p. 177. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina
Gaius Duilius
Consul of the Roman Republic
259 BC
With: Lucius Cornelius Scipio
Succeeded by
Aulus Atilius Calatinus
Gaius Sulpicius Paterculus