Created: 17th October 2013
Update:  1st November 2017
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis: X     Senatorial:      Eques Romanus:      Local magistrates  
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis Capitolinus
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
Uncertain n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular n/a
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
Uncertain Severus
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 1
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) n/a incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Very rare gens.
Much has been written on the activities of Sp. Maelius RE2 and his fate. A recent article by Roller is mentioned below.
Literature Beigel, Thorsten: "Die Alimentarinschrift von Veleia", dissertation at Philosophischen Fakultät der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 2015
p.117-120 on L. Maelius Severus, wealthy landowner at Veleia.
Münzer: Roman Aristocratic Parties (1920, 1999) p.207 on Q. Maelius RE1
Roller, Matthew B.: "Demolished Houses, Monumentality, and Memory in Roman Culture", in Classical Antiquity, Vol. 29, 2010, pp.117-180
Changes 01.11.2017 New header, literature added plus minor updates incl adding L. Maelius Severus.
C. Maelius
RE2   RE3
Sp. Maelius (C.f.) Sp. Maelius
eques tr pl 436 to avenge demagogue
Plebeian demagogue 440-439 probably unhistorical
† 439 exc for aiming at kingship, or could be his son
hoped for a consulship
P. Maelius Sp.f.C.n. Capitolinus
tr cos 400 396
cognomen from his fathers residence on Capitol hill
Q. Maelius
tr pl 320
handed over to Samnites
L. Maelius Severus
landowner valued at 420.000 HS at Veleia in Regio VIII Aemilia.
c.103/113 AD