Publius Cornelius Dolabella (consul 10)

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Publius Cornelius Dolabella was the son of Publius Cornelius Dolabella and Quinctilia, a sister of the Roman politician and general Publius Quinctilius Varus. He served as a Roman consul in AD 10.[1]

This Dolabella is famous for having reconstructed the Arch of Dolabella (perhaps formerly the Porta Caelimontana) in Rome in AD 10, together with his co-consul Gaius Junius Silanus. Later, Nero used it for his aqueduct to the Caelian Hill.[2]


  1. ^ Tansey, Patrick, "The Perils of Prosopography: The Case of the Cornelii Dolabellae", Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 130 (2000), p. 271
  2. ^ Lawrence Richardson, A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992) p. 25.
Political offices
Preceded by
Gaius Poppaeus Sabinus and Quintus Sulpicius Camerinus
Consul of the Roman Empire
With: Gaius Junius Silanus
Succeeded by
Manius Aemilius Lepidus and Titus Statilius Taurus