Gaius Marcius Rutilus Censorinus
Rutilus came from the Marcier family and was the son of the four-time consul Gaius Marcius Rutilus . In 311 BC Chr. Rutilus was tribune of the people . During his tenure he introduced a law on the election of war tribunes. After his tribunate he was elected in 310 BC. BC, together with Quintus Fabius Maximus Rullianus , consul. During his consulate he fought against the Samnites in Apulia . Due to the lex Ogulnia , Rutilus was named in 300 BC. Chr. Pontifex and Augur , a special honor.
In 295 BC Chr. Rutilus was allegedly legate in the battle of Sentinum , but the information is quite questionable. A year later, 294 BC. He became censor together with Publius Cornelius Arvina ; a second time in 265 BC Together with Gnaeus Cornelius Blasio . Hence the agnomen Censorinus , which his descendants adopted as cognomen .
|SURNAME||Marcius Rutilus Censorinus, Gaius|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rutilus, Gaius Marcius|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Roman politician and consul 310 BC Chr.|
|DATE OF BIRTH||3rd century|
|DATE OF DEATH||4th century|