A Roman, consul in B.C. 132, who prosecuted with the utmost vehemence all the adherents of
Tib. Gracchus, who had been slain in the preceding year. As proconsul in Sicily in the
following year he made various regulations for the government of the province, which were
known by the name of Leges Rupiliae. Rupilius was condemned in the tribunate of C. Gracchus,
B.C. 123, on account of his illegal and cruel acts in the prosecution of the friends of Tib.