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Legatus

A legatus was a high-ranking Roman military officer in the Roman Army, equivalent to a modern high-ranking general officer. Initially used to delegate power, the term became formalised under Augustus as the officer in command of a legion. From th ...

                                               

Aulus Allienus

Aulus Allienus was the name of two ancient Romans who lived roughly around the 1st century BC, and who may have been the same person: Aulus Allienus was a Roman politician who in 43 BC was sent by the general Publius Cornelius Dolabella to bring ...

                                               

Quintus Antonius Isauricus

Quintus Antonius Isauricus was a Roman Legate, who commanded the 6th Legion in Britain during the AD 130s under Hadrian. He is attested as later serving as suffect consul in May 140 under Antoninus Pius with Lucius Aurelius Flaccus as his colleague.

                                               

Lucius Caesennius Lento

Of Etruscan descent, and a member of the gens Caesennia, Caesennius Lento was, according to Cicero, an actor who specialised in writing and performing tragedies. Choosing to side with Julius Caesar during the civil wars of the late Republic, Caes ...

                                               

Sextus Vettulenus Cerialis

Sextus Vettulenus Cerialis was a Roman senator and military commander. He was an early supporter of Vespasian, who appointed Cerialis suffect consul in either 72 or 73. Cerialis was of Sabine origin. He was born in Reate. Ronald Syme speculates t ...

                                               

Claudius Hieronymianus

Claudius Hieronymianus was a Roman Legate, commanding the 6th Legion in Britain during the military campaigns in Caledonia under Septimius Severus. He later served as the Governor of Cappadocia.

                                               

Lucius Novius Crispinus Martialis Saturninus

Lucius Novius Crispinus Martialis Saturninus was a Roman senator of the second century. He was suffect consul in either 150 or 151. His life is primarily known from inscriptions. The cursus honorum of Crispinus can be reconstructed from an inscri ...

                                               

Quintus Pleminius

Quintus Pleminius was a propraetor in 205 BC. He was given command over Locri in Bruttium by Scipio Africanus after its recapture, considered the "outstanding event" in Sicilian operations that year. His governorship, if it should be called that, ...

                                               

Quintus Valerius Orca

Quintus Valerius Orca was a Roman praetor, a governor of the Roman province of Africa, and a commanding officer under Julius Caesar in the civil war against Pompeius Magnus and the senatorial elite. The main sources for Orcas life are letters wri ...

                                               

Postumus Aebutius Helva Cornicen

Aebutius was elected consul for the year 442, with Marcus Fabius Vibulanus. Their year of office was peaceful, and commissioners were appointed to establish a colony at Ardea. Many Romans wanted the colony to receive the majority of the land dist ...

                                               

Aulus Cornelius Cossus

Aulus Cornelius Cossus was a Roman politician and general who lived in the fifth century BC. Aulus Cornelius Cossus was a member of the patrician gens Cornelia. During the war against the Etruscan city of Veii, Cossus became one of only three Rom ...

                                               

Lucius Julius Iulus (consul 430 BC)

Lucius Julius Vop. f. C. n. Iulus was a member of the ancient patrician gens Julia. He was one of the consular tribunes of 438 BC, magister equitum in 431, and consul in 430 BC.

                                               

Gaius Plautius Proculus

Gaius Plautius Proculus was the first member of the gens Plautii to achieve consular rank. Little is known of his life before becoming consul with Gaius Fabius Ambustus in 358 BC, although there is some archaeological evidence that his family cam ...

                                               

List of Roman Republican holders of the role of pontifex maximus

The following names of persons who held the role of Pontifex Maximus in Ancient Rome during the Republican period are known. Searches through the histories of Livy, Polybius, Tacitus, Appian, Cassius Dio, etc might yield more names or complete da ...

                                               

Marcus Fabius Ambustus (pontifex maximus 390 BC)

Marcus Fabius Ambustus was Pontifex Maximus of the Roman Republic in the year that Rome was taken by the Gauls of Brennus, 390 BC. His three sons--Caeso, Numerius, and Quintus - were sent as ambassadors to the Gauls, when the latter were besiegin ...

                                               

Numa Marcius

Numa Marcius, son of Marcus, was the first Pontifex Maximus of Ancient Rome. He was appointed by the King Numa Pompilius who assigned to him the entire system of religious rites, which system was written out for him and sealed and included the ma ...

                                               

Gaius Papirius (Pontifex Maximus)

Gaius Papirius was Pontifex Maximus in 509 BC, the first year of the Roman Republic. He copied the religious ordinances established by Numa Pompilius, the second King of Rome, which his grandson, Ancus Marcius, had carved on oaken tablets, and pl ...

                                               

Lucius Antonius Naso

Lucius Antonius Naso was man of ancient Rome who served as tribune of the Praetorian Guard in the year 69, and procurator of the Roman province of Bithynia et Pontus during the reign of Vespasian. It is likely he was from Heliopolis, as that is w ...

                                               

Gratus

For the saint, see Gratus of Aosta. Gratus was a Roman soldier and member of the Praetorian Guard who played a part in the accession of Claudius to the imperial throne. In the immediate aftermath of the assassination of Caligula in AD 41, Claudiu ...

                                               

Marcus Arrecinus Clemens (prefect 70)

Marcus Arrecinus Clemens, was a prefect of the Praetorian Guard during the reign of Vespasian. In return for his faithful service, Clemens was promoted to other important positions, including being twice consul and urban prefect of Rome. Arrecinu ...

                                               

Lucius Julius Ursus

Lucius Julius Ursus was a relative of the Flavian dynasty, who was originally of equestrian rank, but afterwards was promoted to senatorial rank, and was suffect consul three times.

                                               

Lucius Lusius Geta

Lusius Geta belonged to the equestrian order. He was Emperor Claudius praetorian prefect in AD 48, during the crisis of Messalinas conspiracy against Claudius. According to Tacitus, Claudius advisors lacked confidence in Lusius Geta, thinking him ...

                                               

Lucius Laberius Maximus

Lucius Laberius Maximus was a governor of Roman Egypt in 83 CE, and prefect of the imperial bodyguard, known as the Praetorian Guard, during the reign of Roman Emperor Domitian, in 84 CE. Prior to achieving these positions, Laberius Maximus had a ...

                                               

Julius Paulus Prudentissimus

Julius Paulus Prudentissimus was one of the most influential and distinguished Roman jurists. He was also a praetorian prefect under the Roman Emperor Alexander Severus.

                                               

Gaius Septicius Clarus

Gaius Septicius Clarus, was a prefect of the Roman imperial bodyguard and influential as a friend and supporter of famous Silver Age authors Pliny the Younger and Suetonius.

                                               

Silvanus (praetorian prefect)

Silvanus or Albanus was a Roman soldier and probably praetorian prefect during the third century who came briefly to the notice of history in the reign of Valerian and his co-Emperor Gallienus. He is generally assumed to have been the commander o ...

                                               

Marcius Turbo

Quintus Marcius Turbo was prefect of the Praetorian Guard and a close friend and military advisor to both emperor Trajan and Hadrian during the early 2nd century.

                                               

Marcus Aponius Saturninus

Marcus Aponius Saturninus was a Senator of Imperial Rome who was the child of wealthy senatorial parents, who owned property in Egypt. He is mentioned in the Acta Arvalia in the year 57 AD; classicist Ronald Syme suggests that he was made a membe ...

                                               

Lucius Apronius

Lucius Apronius was a Roman senator, suffect consul in 8 AD, and military commander active during the reign of Tiberius. Apronius shared in the achievements of Gaius Vibius Postumus and earned the ornamenta triumphalia for his distinguished valor ...

                                               

Lucius Cassius Longinus (proconsul 48 BC)

Lucius Cassius Longinus was the brother of the Gaius Cassius Longinus, a leading instigator in the assassination of Julius Caesar. Around 52 BC, Lucius was one of the tresviri monetales three-man commission of moneyers, or was possibly moneyer ar ...

                                               

Gaius Furnius (tribune)

Gaius Furnius was tribune of the plebs in 50 BC, and a friend and correspondent of Cicero. Cicero relied on the efforts of Furnius, while tribune, to obtain for him his recall at the end of his first year as proconsul of Cilicia, and, after his r ...

                                               

Sergius Paulus

Lucius Sergius Paulus or Paullus was a Proconsul of Cyprus under Claudius. He appears in Acts 13:6-12, where in Paphos Paul, accompanied by Barnabas and John Mark, overcame the attempts of Bar-Jesus "to turn the proconsul away from the faith" and ...

                                               

Attius Insteius Tertullus

Attius Insteius Tertullus was a Roman urban prefect. He was a descendant of Lucius Insteius Tertullus, who was sodalis Augustalis i.e., priest of the deified Augustus in 214. Having risen to become a senator, Tertullus served as consul suffect be ...

                                               

Gaius Ummidius Durmius Quadratus

Gaius Ummidius Durmius Quadratus was a Roman senator of the Principate. He was the first member of the Ummidii to reach the office of consul in his family, or a homo novus. Quadratus is also known for his tenure as Roman governor of Syria from c. ...

                                               

Titus Antistius

Titus Antistius was a man of ancient Rome who served as quaestor in Macedonia in 50 BC. When the leader Pompey came into the province in the following year, Antistius had received no successor; and according to Cicero, he did only as much for Pom ...

                                               

Quintus Cassius Longinus

Quintus Cassius Longinus, the brother or cousin of Cassius, was a governor in Hispania for Caesar. Cassius was one of the tresviri monetales of the Roman mint in 55 BC. He served as a quaestor of Pompey in Hispania Ulterior in 54 BC. In 49 BC, as ...

                                               

Flavius Liberalis

Flavius Liberalis was a Roman of the 1st century and was a man of equestrian rank, who came from Ferentium, a country town in Italy. This man of humble origins was a quaestor and later a law clerk. Liberalis had his daughter Flavia Domitilla appe ...

                                               

Marcus Licinius Crassus (quaestor)

Marcus Licinius Crassus was a quaestor of the Roman Republic in 54 BC. He was the elder son of the Marcus Crassus who formed the political alliance known as the "First Triumvirate" with Pompeius Magnus and Julius Caesar. His mother was Tertulla, ...

                                               

Lucius Valerius Potitus (consul 483 BC)

Lucius Valerius Potitus was a politician and general in the beginning of the Roman republic. He was the son of Marcus Valerius Volusus, who was consul in 505 BC. He held the office of quaestor parricidii in 485 BC in connection with the trial and ...

                                               

Publius Vitellius the Elder

Publius Vitellius, grandfather of the emperor Vitellius, was a Roman eques who lived during the time of Augustus. He was a procurator in the time of Augustus.

                                               

Gaius Appuleius Decianus

Gaius Appuleius Decianus was tribune of the plebs in 98 BC, known primarily for his connection to politically motivated prosecutions in the Late Roman Republic.

                                               

Aufidius Lurco

Marcus Aufidius Lurco or known as Aufidius Lurco, was a Roman magistrate who lived in the 1st century BC. Lurco was a member of the gens Aufidia, a Roman family of plebeian status, who appeared in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire. They became ...

                                               

Lucius Caesetius Flavus

Lucius Caesetius Flavus was a Roman politician and tribune of the people. He is best known for his involvement in the diadem incident just before the assassination of Julius Caesar. As Caesars power grew, someone placed a diadem on the statue of ...

                                               

Gaius Canuleius

Gaius Canuleius, according to Livy book 4, was a tribune of the plebs in 445 BC. He introduced a bill proposing that intermarriage between patricians and plebeians be allowed. As well, with his fellow tribunes he proposed another bill allowing on ...

                                               

Gaius Coelius Caldus

Gaius Coelius Caldus, nomen also spelled Caelius, was a consul of the Roman Republic in 94 BC alongside his colleague Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. In 107 BC, Coelius Caldus was elected tribune of the plebs and passed a lex tabellaria, which ordai ...

                                               

Publius Falcidius

Publius Falcidius was an Ancient Roman Tribune of the Plebs in 40 BCE, of the gens Falcidia. He was the author of the Lex Falcidia de Legatis, a law on inheritance which remained in force in the sixth century CE, since it was incorporated by Just ...

                                               

Gaius Manilius

Gaius Manilius was a Roman tribune of the plebs in 66 BCE. He is primarily known for his Lex Manilia, the bill which gave Pompey the Great command of the war against Mithridates.

                                               

Marcus Flavius

Marcus Flavius was Tribune of the Plebs in 327 and again in 323 BC. In 329 BC, Flavius was accused of seducing married women by the aedile, Gaius Valerius Potitus consul 331 BC. While at first he was found guilty, Flavius plead that an innocent m ...

                                               

Gaius Porcius Cato (tribune)

Gaius Porcius Cato was a distant relative, probably a second cousin, of the more famous Marcus Porcius Cato, called Cato the Younger. This Cato was probably the son of Gaius Porcius Cato, the homonymous consul of 114 BC, being then the grandson o ...

                                               

Lucius Quinctius

Lucius Quinctius was a politician of the late Roman Republic. A homo novus associated with the populares, he was tribune of the plebs in 74 BC and praetor in 67 BC. Quinctius is characterised by Cicero as a man well fitted to speak in public asse ...

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