Titus, a consul, who appeased a sedition raised by the poorer
citizens, and was the first dictator ever chosen at Rome, B.C. 498 (Livy,
Spurius, one of the three Romans who withstood the fury of
Porsenna's army at the head of a bridge while the communication was being cut down behind
them. His companions were Cocles and Herminius (see Cocles;
Livy, ii. 10, 18
; Val. Max. iii. 2).