Lucius Valerius Potitus

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Lucius Valerius Potitus was one of two consuls who were said to have replaced the decemvirs in 449 BC (Marcus Horatius Barbatus being the other).

The two were traditionally regarded as the patricians who reconciled with the plebeians, although their historical existence is doubtful; the laws attributed are known either to have predated them or to have come later (for instance the Lex Hortensia, making plebiscita have the force of law, actually dates from around 287 BC).

Preceded by
Decemviri
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Horatius Barbatus
449 BC
Succeeded by
Lars Herminius Aquilinus and Titus Verginius Tricostus Caeliomontanus