r it had suffered on Algidus, had become involved in quarrels and seditions, in consequence of an obstinate struggle between the advocates of peace and those of war.
The Romans everywhere enjoyed peace. A law concerning the valuation of fines was most welcome to the people.B.C. 430-427
Having learned through the treachery of a member of the college that the tribunes were drawing one up, the consuls anticipated their action and themselves proposed it.An earlier law (Menenia Sextia, 452 B.C.) had fixed the limit of fines which magistrates might impose on their own responsibility at two sheep for poor men and thirty oxen for rich men. The present law (Papiria Julia) provided for a uniform money equivalent for these fines, viz. twenty and three thousand asses respectively.
The next consuls were Lucius Sergius Fidenas (for the second time) and Hostius Lucretius Tricipitinus.
Nothing noteworthy was done this year. They were succeeded in the consulship by Aulus Cornelius Co