Publius Aelius Ligus

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Publius Aelius Ligus was a consul of the Roman Republic in 172 BCE, serving with fellow consul Gaius Popillius Laenas.[1] Aelius Ligus probably was praetor in 175 BCE.[2]

In 172 BCE, there was the first plebeian college of consuls. Both consuls were sent to Liguria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. Robert S. Broughton: The Magistrates Of The Roman Republic. Vol. 1: 509 B.C. - 100 B.C.. Cleveland / Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1951. Reprint 1968. (Philological Monographs. Edited by the American Philological Association. Vol. 15, 1), p. 410
  2. ^ T. Robert S. Broughton: The Magistrates Of The Roman Republic. Vol. 1: 509 B.C. - 100 B.C.. Cleveland / Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1951. Reprint 1968. (Philological Monographs. Edited by the American Philological Association. Vol. 15, 1), p. 402
  3. ^ Livy Ab urbe condita XVII 10,10-12
Preceded by
Lucius Postumius Albinus and Marcus Popillius Laenas
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Gaius Popillius Laenas
172 BC
Succeeded by
Publius Licinius Crassus and Gaius Cassius Longinus