Publius Claudius Pulcher (consul 184 BC)

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Publius Claudius Pulcher (Latin: P•CLAVDIVS•APP•F•P•N•PVLCHER), was son of Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 212 BC) and brother of Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 185 BC). In 189 BC he was curule aedile, and in 188 BC praetor.[1] He was elected to the consulship through the devices of his brother in 184 BC,[2] and in 181 BC he was one of the three commissioners appointed for planting a colony at Graviscae, a city in the coast of Etruria between Cosa and Castrum Novum.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Livy, xxxviii. 35.
  2. ^ Livy, xxxix. 32.
  3. ^ Livy, xl. 29.

References[edit]

This entry incorporates public domain text originally from:

  • William Smith (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1870.


Political offices
Preceded by
Appius Claudius Pulcher and Marcus Sempronius Tuditanus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Lucius Porcius Licinus
184 BC
Succeeded by
Quintus Fabius Labeo and Marcus Claudius Marcellus