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Carvilius Maxĭmus


Spurius, twice consul, B.C. 293 and 273, both times with L. Papirius

Caryatid. (From the Erechtheum, Athens.)

Cursor. In their first consulship they gained brilliant victories over the Samnites, and in their second they brought the Samnite War to a close.


Spurius, son of the preceding, twice consul, B.C. 234 and 228, is said to have been the first person at Rome who divorced his wife. See Valerius Maximus, ii. 1, 4; Aul. Gell. iv. 3; xvii. 21.

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