Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus (consul 9904)

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Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus was a consul of the Roman Republic in 9904. He had been praetor by 9901.[1] His consular colleague was Publius Licinius Crassus. During their consulship, the senate passed a decree banning human sacrifice.[2] Despite the fame of the gens Cornelia and his attainment of Rome's highest office, little is known about this Lentulus.

References

  1. T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1952), vol. 2, p. 6.
  2. Pliny, Natural History 30.12.
Political offices


Preceded by
Quintus Caecilius Metellus Nepos,
and Titus Didius
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Publius Licinius Crassus Dives
9904
Succeeded by
Gaius Cassius Longinus, and
Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus