Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

(995 words)

Roman proper name, possibly derived from the first name Helvus.

I. Republican period

[German version]

[I 1] H., C. Praetor in 198 BC in Gallia Cisalpina

In 199 BC plebeian aedile, in 198 praetor in Gallia Cisalpina (Liv. 32,7,13), in 189 legate of Cn.  Manlius Vulso in the campaign against the Galatians of Asia Minor (Pol. 21,34,2-4; Liv. 38,14,4f. etc.). MRR 1,327; 330; 364.

[German version]

[I 2] H., M. Praetor in 197 BC in Hispania Citerior

In 198 plebeian aedile, in 197 praetor …

Cite this page
Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Wiseman, T. P. (Exeter), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Franke, Thomas (Bochum), “Helvius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲