Lucius Valerius Messala

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Lucius Valerius Messala .

Birthplace: Rome, Roma, Italy
Death: circa 280 (21-38)
Immediate Family:

Son of Lucius Valerius Poblicola Balbinus Maximus and NN (Wife of Lucius Valerius Poplicola Balbinus Maximus)
Husband of NN (Wife of Lucius Valerius Messalla)
Father of Lucius Valerius Maximus Basilius

Occupation: Consul of Rome 280
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About Lucius Valerius Messala


(Lucius Valerius) Messalla (fl. 3rd century) was a Roman senator who was appointed consul in AD 280.


Messalla is assumed to be a member of the third century Patrician Gens Valeria, possibly the son of Lucius Valerius Poplicola Balbinus Maximus. In AD 280 he was appointed consul prior alongside Vettius Gratus.

It has been suggested that he had a son, Lucius Valerius Maximus Basilius, who was Praefectus Urbi of Rome in AD 319.

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Rome, Roma, Italy
Rome, Roma, Italy
Age 30