Marcus Fulvius Nobilior (consul 159 BC)

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For other people named Marcus Fulvius Nobilior, see Marcus Fulvius Nobilior (consul 189 BC).

Marcus Fulvius Nobilior was a Roman politician. He is not to be confused with his father who was also called Marcus Fulvius Nobilior and who also served as consul.

He was tribune of the plebs 171 BC,[1] curule aedile 166 BC, the year in which the Andria of Terence was performed, and consul 159 BC. Of the events of his consulship we have no records, but as the triumphal fasti assign him a triumph in the following year over the Eleates, a Ligurian people, he must have carried on war in Liguria.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Livy, "Ab Urbe Condita", book xlii. 32

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 

Preceded by
Lucius Anicius Gallus and Marcus Cornelius Cethegus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Cn Cornelius Dolabella
159 BC
Succeeded by
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and Gaius Popillius Laenas