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