Thursday, March 03, 2005

Flamininus, Titus Quinctius

Flamininus was a military tribune during the Second Punic War (218 - 201) and had a distinguished military career. Elected quaestor in 205, he exercised the authority (imperium) of a praetor at Tarentum in southern Italy, and he twice (202, 200) was involved in the distribution of lands to victorious troops. These veterans