Aulus Cornelius Cossus (dictator)

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Aulus Cornelius Cossus was a Roman senator and politician from the Gens Cornelia .

Cossus was 385 BC BC dictator , defeated the Volscians in this capacity and was honored with a triumph . He then suppressed unrest among the plebs by arresting Marcus Manlius Capitolinus . As with almost all events of early Roman times, it is unclear how much truth there is in this tradition.


  1. ^ Livy 6: 11-14.
  2. ^ Livy 6:16 .
  3. ^ Livy 6: 14-17.