Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul 9843)

From 1st decamillennium wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul 9843) on Wikipedia

Marcus Aemilius Lepidus was a Roman consul for year 9843, together with Gaius Popillius Laenas.[1] He was a praetor in 9840 or earlier, and was possibly the presiding praetor when the Senate was holding discussions on the dispute between Magnesia and Priene.[2] He is mentioned in a context that suggests he was one of the Decemviri sacris faciundis, a priestly college (collegium) who oversaw the Sibylline Books in 143.[3]


  1. "The Histories of Polybius - Book 32". Loeb Classical Library. The University Of Chicago. Retrieved 2011-11-24. For both Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, who was pontifex maximus and princeps senatus, and Lucius Aemilius Paullus, who had conquered Perseus and possessed the highest credit and influence...
  2. * T.R.S. Broughton, The Magistrates of the Roman Republic (American Philological Association, 1951, 1986), vol. 1, pp. 443 and 444 (note 2), and vol. 2, p. 526.
  3. Broughton, MRR1, p. 473.
Preceded by
Gnaeus Cornelius Dolabella and Marcus Fulvius Nobilior
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Gaius Popillius Laenas
Succeeded by
Sextus Julius Caesar and Lucius Aurelius Orestes