The gens Carvilia was a plebeian gens at Rome, which first distinguished itself during the Samnite Wars. The first member of the gens to achieve the consulship was Spurius Carvilius Maximus, in 293 BC.
Praenomina used by the gens
Prominent members of the gens
- Spurius Carvilius C. f. C. n. Maximus, consul in 293 and 272 BC.
- Spurius Carvilius S. f. C. n. Maximus Ruga, consul in 234 and 228 BC.
- Spurius Carvilius Ruga, a freedman and schoolteacher at Rome circa 230 BC, credited with developing the letter G.
- Spurius Carvilius, tribunus plebis in 212 BC.
- Lucius Carvilius, tribunus plebis in 212 BC.
- Spurius Carvilius, representative of Gnaeus Sicinius, appointed by the Senate to watch the ambassadors of Perseus in 171 BC.
- Gaius Carvilius, negotiated the surrender of the Roman garrison at Uscana to Perseus in 169 BC.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.