Gaius Norbanus Flaccus (consul 24 BC)

Gaius Norbanus Flaccus (fl. 1st century BC) was a Roman senator who was appointed Roman consul in 24 BC as the colleague of the emperor Augustus.[1]

BiographyEdit

A member of the Nobiles, Flaccus was the son of Gaius Norbanus Flaccus, who had been consul in 38 BC. The father possessed a good relationship with Augustus, and this connection was continued with the younger Flaccus, who became consul as the colleague of the emperor. In either 18/17 or 17/16 BC, the sortition appointed him proconsular governor of Asia.[2] Flaccus was also a member of the Quindecimviri sacris faciundis.[3]

Flaccus was married to Cornelia Balba, a daughter of Lucius Cornelius Balbus the Younger, and they had at least three children: Gaius Norbanus Flaccus (consul of AD 15), Lucius Norbanus Balbus (consul of AD 19) and a daughter, Norbana Clara.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alison E. Cooley, The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy (Cambridge: University Press, 2012), p. 457
  2. ^ K. M. T. Atkinson, "The Governors of the Province Asia in the Reign of Augustus", Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, 7 (1958), pp. 319–323
  3. ^ Syme, Ronald, The Augustan Aristocracy (1986). Clarendon Press, p. 33.[ISBN missing]

SourcesEdit

Political offices
Preceded by Consul of the Roman Empire
24 BC
with Augustus X
Succeeded by