. Roman consul in B.C. 503. It was owing
to his mediation that the first great rupture between the patricians and plebeians, when the
latter seceded to the Sacred Mount, was brought to a happy and peaceful termination in B.C.
493; and it was upon this occasion he is said to have related to the plebeians the well-known
fable of the belly and the members.
Titus. A Roman who as consul in B.C. 477 was defeated by the
Etruscans. He had previously, by his treacherous neglect, allowed the Fabii to be destroyed
by the enemy. Being tried by the tribunes, he was fined, and, by constant brooding over his
disgrace, pined away and died (Livy, ii. 51