Although these annals were no doubt destroyed at the time of the burning of Rome by the Gauls, they were restored as far as possible and continued until the pontificate of P. Mucius Scaevola, by whom they were finally published in eighty books.
Mucius Scaevola perished.
Cicero states that from the earliest period down to the pontificate of Publius Mucius Scaevola (c. 131 B.C.), it was usual for the pontifex maximus to record on a white tablet (album), which was exhibited in an open place at his house, so that the people might read it, first, the name of the consuls and other magistrates, and then the noteworthy events that had occurred during the year (per singulos dies, as Servius says).
Porsena then laid siege to the city, but was so struck by the courage of Mucius Scaevola that he made peace on condition that the Romans restored the land they had taken from Veii and gave him twenty hostages.
Mucius Scaevola, who died in 82 B.C., and following him Ser.
Mucius Scaevola, governor of Asia.
Mucius Scaevola the augur and Q.
Mucius Scaevola, the augur and jurisconsult.
Mucius Scaevola, the pontifex maximus, a still more famous jurisconsult, nephew of the augur.
Publius Licinius Crassus, surnamed Dives Mucianus, Roman statesman, orator and jurist, consul, 131 B.C. He was the son of P. Mucius Scaevola (consul 175) and was adopted by a P. Licinius Crassus Dives.
Mucius Scaevola during their consulship (95), to prevent those passing as Roman citizens who had no right to the title, was one of the prime causes of the Social War (Cicero, Pro Balbo, xxi., De officiis, iii.
Manius Acilius Glabrio, Roman statesman and general, grandson of the famous jurist P. Mucius Scaevola.
Mucius Scaevola burned his hand.