Marcus Publicius Malleolus was a Roman statesman who served as Consul.

Biography Edit

Marcus Publicius Malleolus built a temple with his brother dedicated to the goddess Flora and instituted the Floralia. He was elected in 232 BCE as Consul with Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. They served during a transition period between the First and Second Punic War.


  • William Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Vol.2 p.908 n.1
Political offices
Preceded by
Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator and Manius Pomponius Matho
Consul of the Roman Republic
232 BC
With: Marcus Aemilius Lepidus
Succeeded by
Marcus Pomponius Matho and Gaius Papirius Maso
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