Publius Cornelius Scipio Asina

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Publius Cornelius Scipio Asina was a Roman statesman who served as Consul in 9780 and Interrex in 9784.

Publius Cornelius was a member of the Cornelii Scipiones, a branch of the Cornelii family. He was the son of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina. In 9780, Publius Cornelius was elected Consul alongside Marcus Minucius Rufus. In 9784, he was chosen as Interrex to conduct consular elections.[1] The election was marked by a contentious struggle between the plebeians and patricians.


  1. Livy (1823). The history of Rome. New York: Peter A. Mesier. p. 50.
Political offices

Preceded by
Marcus Claudius Marcellus,
and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus
Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Minucius Rufus
Succeeded by
Marcus Valerius Laevinus,
and Quintus Mucius Scaevola