Publius Cornelius Scipio Asina
Publius Cornelius was a member of the Cornelii Scipiones, a branch of the Cornelii family. He was the son of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Asina. In 221 BC, Publius Cornelius was elected Consul alongside Marcus Minucius Rufus. In 217 BC, he was chosen as Interrex to conduct consular elections. The election was marked by a contentious struggle between the plebeians and patricians.
- Thomas, Joseph (1908). Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. p. 2156.
- Livy (1823). The history of Rome. New York: Peter A. Mesier. p. 50.
Marcus Claudius Marcellus,
and Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus
|Consul of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Minucius Rufus
| Succeeded by|
Marcus Valerius Laevinus,
and Quintus Mucius Scaevola