Publius Cornelius Dolabella (consul 283 BC)

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Publius Cornelius Dolabella was a consul of the Roman Republic in 283 BC. He is best noted for having defeated the Boii tribe at the Battle of Lake Vadimo (283 BC). According to Appian, he is also credited with defeating the Senones under Britomaris in the same year, presumably before Vadimo.

Also according to Appian, Dolabella was killed in 282 BC when the Tarentines attacked and sank a small fleet of triremes under the command of Admiral Lucius Valerius. He either drowned, or was taken prisoner and executed in the city.

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Preceded by
Gaius Servilius Tucca and Manius Curius Dentatus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus Maximus
283 BC
Succeeded by
Gaius Fabricius Luscinus and Quintus Aemilius Papus