or ATE'RIUS consul B. C. 454, with Sp. Tarpeius. (Liv. 3.31
The consulship is memorable for the passing of the Lex Aternia Tarpeia.
(Dict. of Ant. s. v.
) Aternius was subsequently in B. C. 448, one of the patricians tribunes of the people, which was the only time that patricians were elected to that office. (Liv. 3.65