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Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica

Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica was a consul of ancient Rome in 191 BC. He was a son of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus.

He received the Magna Mater in 204, and was aedile in 197. As praetor in Further Spain (194), he defeated the Lusitanians at Ilipa, and as consul subjugated the Boii.

However, he not chosen as censor despite standing in both the elections of 189 and 184, a failure marking the decline of the influence of the Scipiones in Rome. He went on to help found Aquileia in 181, and appears in an inquiry of 171.

See also: Cornelius, Scipio