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Lucius Junius Caesennius Paetus (c. 45 - after 94) was a Roman senator active during the Flavian dynasty. He was suffect consul for the nundinium of March-June 79 with Publius Calvisius Ruso as his colleague.[1]

Caesennius was the son and namesake of Lucius Caesennius Paetus, consul in 61, and Flavia Sabina, the daughter of Titus Flavius Sabinus.[2]

Paetus is known to have served as a military tribune in 62 under Domitius Corbulo.[3] Despite the military reverses of his father, his career was not unduly harmed, for Paetus was governor of Syria in 70-72, then Consul Suffectus, and finally proconsular governor of Asia in 93/94.[4]


  1. ^ Paul Gallivan, "The Fasti for A. D. 70-96", Classical Quarterly, 31 (1981), pp. 189, 215
  2. ^ Ronald Syme, "The Enigmatic Sospes", Journal of Roman Studies, 67 (1977), p. 44
  3. ^ Tacitus, Annales xv.28
  4. ^ Werner Eck, "Jahres- und Provinzialfasten der senatorischen Statthalter von 69/70 bis 138/139", Chiron, 12 (1982), pp. 287, 290, 321
Political offices
Preceded by
Caesar Domitianus VI, and
Titus Caesar Vespasianus VII
Suffect consul of the Roman Empire
with Publius Calvisius Ruso
Succeeded by
then Titus Rubrius Aelius Nepos,
and Marcus Arrius Flaccus

as suffect consuls