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For other persons with the cognomen "Albus" or "Albinus", see Albinus (cognomen).

Spurius Postumius Albinus Regillensis was a Roman politician, of patrician family, of the early 4th century BC.[1] He was elected a military consular tribune in 394 BC, and carried on the war against the Aequians. He at first suffered a bloody defeat, after which rumours reached Rome that he had been killed and his forces destroyed near Tusculum. But the news of his defeat had been overstated, and Postumius and his men afterwards conquered the Aequian force, completely wiping them out.[2]

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  1. Smith, William (1867). "Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology". In Smith, William. Little, Brown and Company. pp. 91. 
  2. Livy, v. 26, 28

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed (1870). "Spurius Postumius Albinus Regillensis (8)". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 

Political offices
Preceded by
Publius Cornelius Cossus,
Lucius Furius Medullinus V,
Publius Cornelius Scipio,
Quintus Servilius Fidenas III,
Caeso Fabius Ambustus III,
and Marcus Valerius Lactucinus Maximus II

as Consular Tribunes of the Roman Republic
Consular Tribune of the Roman Republic
with Marcus Furius Camillus III,
[Lucius Valerius Potitus Poplicola,
Lucius Furius Medullinus VI,
Gaius Aemilius Mamercinus,
and Publius Cornelius Scipio II
Succeeded by
Lucius Valerius Potitus Poplicola
and Servius Cornelius Maluginensis

as Consuls of the Roman Republic

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