Aulus Cornelius Cossus Arvina
According to literary tradition, Arvina was 353 and 349 BC. Chr. MA equitum and 343 along with Marcus Valerius Corvus first consul . During the first Samnite War he is said to have been saved on the verge of defeat by the personal sacrifice of Publius Decius Mus and then to have won a victory over the Samnites , for which he was honored with a triumph - 332 BC. A second consulate followed on the side of Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus , 322 BC. A dictatorship in which he allegedly once again conquered and triumphed over the Samnites, which, however, was undoubtedly a later invention. 320 BC He became fetialis . The person of Arvina and his deeds may also be an annalistic invention.
- Livy 7, 32-38.
- Friedrich Münzer : Cornelius 122 . In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume IV, 1, Stuttgart 1900, Col. 1294 f.
|SURNAME||Cornelius Cossus Arvina, Aulus|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Cossus Arvina, Aulus Cornelius; Arvina, Aulus Cornelius Cossus|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Roman consul in 343 and 332 BC Chr.|
|DATE OF BIRTH||before 386 BC Chr.|
|DATE OF DEATH||after 320 BC Chr.|