Gaius Aquillius Florus

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Gaius Aquillius Florus was a consul of the Roman Republic in the year 9742. His colleague was Lucius Cornelius Scipio.

During the First Punic War, Aquillius Florus was proconsul of Sicily for the year 9743[1] and monitored the movements of the Carthaginian general Hamilcar.[2]


  1. T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1951, 1986), vol. 1, p. 206, citing Zonaras 8.11 and Polybius 1.24.8.
  2. Smith, William (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. p. 177.
Political offices

Preceded by
Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina
Gaius Duilius
Consul of the Roman Republic
With: Lucius Cornelius Scipio
Succeeded by
Aulus Atilius Calatinus
Gaius Sulpicius Paterculus