List of Roman generals

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Roman generals were often career statesmen, remembered by history for reasons other than their service in the Roman Army. This page encompasses men whom history remembers for their accomplishments commanding Roman armies on land and sea.

A[edit]

Manius Acilius Glabrio (consul 67 BC) [1]Manius Acilius Glabrio (consul 191 BC)[2]Titus Aebutius Elva[3]AegidiusLucius Aemilius BarbulaMarcus Aemilius Lepidus (triumvir)Lucius Aemilius Paulus MacedonicusMarcus Aemilius Scaurus (praetor 56 BC)Marcus Antonius Orator[4]Gaius Antonius[5]Lucius Antonius (brother of Mark Antony)Marcus Antonius Creticus[6]Mark AntonyManius Aquillius (129 BC)ArrianLucius Artorius CastusGaius Asinius Pollio (consul 40 BC)Aulus Atilius Calatinus[7]Marcus Atilius Regulus[8]Publius Attius Varus[9]Aureolus[10] Graltinus Maximus Aurelius

B[edit]

Lucius Cornelius Balbus (minor)[11]BarbatioLucilius BassusPublius Ventidius BassusBonifaciusBonosus (usurper)Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus[12]Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus[13]Marcus Junius Brutus

C[edit]

Quintus Caecilius Metellus[14]Aulus Caecina AlienusMarcus Calpurnius BibulusGaius Calpurnius Piso (consul 67 BC)Gaius Carrinas (general)Gaius Carrinas (consul 43 BC)Gaius Cassius LonginusQuintus Tullius CiceroGaius Julius CivilisAppius Claudius CaudexMarcus Claudius MarcellusGaius Claudius NeroClaudius PompeianusPublius Claudius PulcherLucius Clodius MacerGnaeus Domitius CorbuloGaius Marcius CoriolanusLucius Cornelius CinnaGnaeus Cornelius Lentulus ClodianusPublius Cornelius Lentulus SpintherLucius Cornelius LentulusScipio Aemilianus AfricanusPublius Cornelius ScipioScipio AsiaticusLucius Cornelius Scipio BarbatusPublius Cornelius Scipio Nasica[15]

D[edit]

Publius Decius Mus (279 BC)[16]Publius Decius Mus (340 BC)[17]Publius Decius Mus (312 BC)DexippusAulus Didius GallusTitus DidiusGnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul 32 BC)Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul 122 BC)Gnaeus Domitius CalvinusNero Claudius DrususJulius Caesar DrususGaius Duilius

F[edit]

Quintus Fabius Maximus Rullianus[18]Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrusosus[19]Fabius ValensGaius FlaminiusGaius Flavius FimbriaQuintus Fufius CalenusFullofaudesMarcus Fulvius Flaccus (consul 125 BC)Marcus Fulvius Flaccus (consul 264 BC)Quintus Fulvius FlaccusQuintus Fulvius Flaccus (consul 179 BC)Marcus Fulvius NobiliorMarcus Furius CamillusFlavius AetiusCornelius Fuscus

G[edit]

Aulus Gabinius[20]Gaius Julius Caesar the ElderServius Sulpicius Galba (praetor 54 BC)Cestius GallusLucius Gellius PublicolaGermanicusGundobadGāius Salvius Līberālis

H[edit]

Gnaeus Hosidius Geta[21]

J[edit]

Lucius Julius CaesarJulius CaesarLucius Junius Brutus

L[edit]

Gaius LaeliusTitus LarciusMarcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul AD 6)Publius Licinius Crassus Dives MucianusMarcus Licinius CrassusLucius Licinius LucullusLitoriusLucullusMucianusQuintus LigariusMarcus Livius SalinatorMarcus LolliusQuintus Lollius UrbicusLucius Caecilius Metellus DenterLucius PinariusGaius Lutatius CatulusQuintus Lutatius Catulus

M[edit]

Gnaeus Mallius MaximusTitus Manlius Torquatus (consul 347 BC)Titus Manlius Torquatus (235 BC)Lucius Manlius Vulso LongusGaius Marcius RutilusMarcius TurboGaius Marius[22]Gaius Marius the YoungerLucius Mummius AchaicusMarcus Valerius Maximianus

N[edit]

Tiberius Nero[23]Gaius Norbanus FlaccusGaius Norbanus

O[edit]

Gaius Octavius[24]Gnaeus OctaviusOdaenathusLucius OpimiusPublius Ostorius Scapula[25]

P[edit]

Gnaeus Papirius CarboLucius Papirius CursorTiberius Claudius PaulinusMarcus Perperna VentoMarcus PerpernaQuintus Petillius CerialisPublius Petronius TurpilianusLucius Calpurnius Piso (consul 15 BC)Aulus Plautius[26]Gnaeus PompeiusPompeySextus PompeiusPompeius StraboPomponius SecundusMarcus Popillius LaenasMarcus Popillius Laenas (consul 173 BC)Lucius Postumius AlbinusMarcus Antonius PrimusPublius Cornelius Dolabella (consul 283 BC)Marcus Pupius Piso Frugi Calpurnianus

Q[edit]

Lusius QuietusCincinnatusPublius Quinctilius Varus[27]Titus Quinctius FlamininusQuintus AemiliusQuintus Pedius

R[edit]

RicimerMarcus Roscius CoeliusPublius Rutilius Lupus (consul 90 BC)Publius Rutilius Rufus

S[edit]

Salvidienus RufusGaius Scribonius CurioSejanusTiberius Sempronius Gracchus (consul 238 BC)Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus (consul 215 and 213 BC)Tiberius Gracchus MajorTiberius Sempronius Longus (consul 194 BCE)Tiberius Sempronius Longus (consul 218 BC)Marcus SergiusQuintus SertoriusGaius Servilius AhalaQuintus Servilius CaepioGnaeus Servilius GeminusQuintus Servilius Caepio the YoungerSextus Julius SeverusLucius Cornelius SisennaLucius Flavius SilvaGaius SosiusStaurakios the eunuch[28]StilichoGaius Suetonius Paulinus[29]Faustus (II) Cornelius SullaPublius Cornelius SullaPublius Sulpicius Galba Maximus[30]Servius Sulpicius Galba (consul 144 BC)Publius Sulpicius RufusSyagrius Scipio • Sextus Calpurnius Classicus (senator and general of Hadrian)

T[edit]

Marcus Terentius Varro Lucullus[31]Gaius Terentius VarroTitus ViniusTrebonius

U[edit]

Ursicinus (Roman general)[32]

V[edit]

Valens (usurper)Marcus Valerius Corvus[33]Gaius Valerius Flaccus (consul)Lucius Valerius FlaccusPublius Valerius LaevinusM. Valerius LaevinusManius Valerius Maximus Corvinus MessallaMarcus Valerius Messalla CorvinusFlavius Valila TheodosiusMarcus Vipsanius Agrippa[34]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ command of the war against Mithridates VI of Pontus
  2. ^ defeated the Seleucid ruler Antiochus the Great at the Battle of Thermopylae
  3. ^ Battle of Lake Regillus, Roman victory over the Latin League
  4. ^ Roman Senate voted him a naval triumph
  5. ^ entrusted with the defence of Illyricum against the Pompeians
  6. ^ ordered to clear the Mediterranean Sea of piracy, but instead, plundered the provinces he was supposed to protect
  7. ^ first to lead an army outside of the Italian mainland
  8. ^ defeated and captured at the Battle of Tunis
  9. ^ fought and defeated Gaius Scribonius Curio
  10. ^ one of the so-called Thirty Tyrants
  11. ^ defeated the Garamantes
  12. ^ comanded Caesar's fleet in the war against the Veneti
  13. ^ led the Roman legions in the conquest of western Iberia
  14. ^ twice defeated Andriscus, self-proclaimed pretender to Macedonian throne
  15. ^ defeated the Lusitanians at Ilipa, and subjugated the Boii
  16. ^ fought Pyrrhus of Epirus at the Battle of Asculum (279 BC)
  17. ^ awarded the Grass Crown during First Samnite War
  18. ^ hero of the Samnite Wars
  19. ^ instigated his "Fabian strategy" against Hannibal
  20. ^ successful campaign to restore Ptolemy XII of Egypt
  21. ^ defeated Sabalus, chief of the Mauri
  22. ^ initiated "Marian reforms" of the army
  23. ^ commanded Caesar's fleet in the Alexandrian War
  24. ^ put down a slave rebellion at Thurii
  25. ^ responsible for the defeat and capture of Caratacus
  26. ^ led the Roman conquest of Britain
  27. ^ lost three Roman legions and his own life when attacked by Germanic leader Arminius in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
  28. ^ defeated the Sclaveni Slavs near Thessalonica
  29. ^ defeated the rebellion of Boudica
  30. ^ led Roman Army in the Second Macedonian War
  31. ^ defeated the Bessi in Thrace
  32. ^ Entrusted to suppress the Jewish revolt against Caesar Constantius Gallus
  33. ^ defeated successively the Gauls, the Volscians, the Samnites, the Etruscans and the Marsians
  34. ^ next Roman general to cross the Rhine after Julius Caesar