Gaius Livius Salinator

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Gaius Livius Salinator, son of Marcus, was a Roman consul of the gens Livia, said to have founded the city of Forum Livii (Forlì), in Italy, during his consulship in the year 188 BC. He also served as admiral when he was praetor in 191 BC in the war against Antiochus III the Great and defeated his admiral, Polyxenidas, in a naval engagement off Corycus. He defeated Hasdrubal in battle.


Political offices
Preceded by
Gnaeus Manlius Vulso and Marcus Fulvius Nobilior
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Valerius Messalla
188 BC
Succeeded by
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and Gaius Flaminius