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Marcus Valerius Volusus (or Volesus, sometimes referred to as M. Valerius Volusus Maximus) was a Roman consul with Publius Postumius Tubertus in 505 BC.

Marcus Valerius Volusus
Consul of the Roman Republic
In office
505 BC – 504 BC
Preceded bySpurius Lartius, Titus Herminius Aquilinus
Succeeded byPublius Valerius Publicola, Titus Lucretius Tricipitinus
Personal details
BornUnknown
Ancient Rome
Died496
Ancient Rome
ChildrenLucius Valerius Potitus (consul in 483 and 470 BC)

He was the son of Volesus Valerius and brother to Publius Valerius Publicola (consul in 509, 508, 507, and 504 BC) and Manius Valerius Maximus (dictator in 494 BC).

During his consulship he successfully conducted war with the Sabines and was awarded a triumph.

In around 496 BC he was involved in the fight against the Latins (who were accompanied by Tarquinius Superbus and his son Titus Tarquinius) at the Battle of Lake Regillus. During the battle, Valerius charged Titus in an attempt to slay him, but was himself killed by Titus' men.

His son Lucius was consul in 483 and 470 BC.

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