1. A Samnite hostage after the war with Pyrrhus, who fled from Rome, collected a body of adventurers, and took possession of a fort, Caricinum in Samnium, from which he made predatory excursions, until he was overpowered and the fort taken by Q. Ogulnius Gallus and C. Fabius Pictor, B. C. 269. (Zonar. 8.17
; Dionys. ap. Mai, Script. Vet. Nov. Collect.
vol. ii. p. 526.)