Marcus Fabius Dorsuo

Marcus Fabius Dorsuo was a Roman politician, becoming consul in the year 345 BC. Marcus Fabius was from the gens Fabia, a patrician family in Rome.

Consul of 345 BC

In 345 BC Marcus Fabius Dorsuo was elected Consul along with Servius Sulpicius Camernius. Soon after becoming elected, war broke out between Rome and the Aurunci following a surprise raiding expedition led by the Aurunci. Lucius Furius was quickly appointed as dictator to deal with the war.[1] Little else is known about Marcus Fabius Dorsuo.


  1. Yardley, J.C (2013). Rome's Italian Wars:, Books 6-10 (1 ed.). Oxford: Oxford World's Classics. pp. 88–89.
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