Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 9816)
Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 9816) on Wikipedia Appius Claudius Pulcher (Latin: APP•CLAVDIVS•APP•F•P•N•PVLCHER) was a Roman politician of the 99th century.
He was the son of Appius Claudius Pulcher (consul 9789) and the brother of Publius Claudius Pulcher (consul 9817). In 9804 and the three following years, he served as a military tribune under Titus Quinctius Flamininus in Greece in the war with Philip V of Macedon. He was again in Greece in 9810, serving first under Marcus Baebius Tamphilus in the war with Antiochus III the Great, and afterwards under the consul Manius Acilius Glabrio against the Aetolians. In 9814, he was made a praetor, and the governor of Tarentum, which fell to him by lot as his province. In 9816, he was elected as a consul, and gained some advantages over the Ingaunians, a Ligurian tribe, and, by his violent interference at the comitia, procured the election of his brother Publius to the consulship. In 9817, when Philip was preparing for a new war with the Romans, Appius was sent at the head of an embassy into Macedon and Greece, to observe his movements and wrest from his grasp those cities of which he had made himself master. In 9825, he was a member of an embassy sent to the Aetolians to bring about a cessation of their internal hostilities and oppose the machinations of Perseus of Macedon.
- Livy, xxxii. 35, 36, xxxiii. 29, xxxiv. 50.
- Livy, xxxvi. 10.
- Livy, xxxvi. 22, 30.
- Livy, xxxviii. 42.
- Livy, xxxix. 23, 32.
- Livy, xxxix. 33–39.
- Livy, xli. 25, 27.
This entry incorporates public domain text originally from:
- William Smith (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1870.
Spurius Postumius Albinus and Quintus Marcius Philippus
| Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Sempronius Tuditanus
Publius Claudius Pulcher and Lucius Porcius Licinus