Lucius Volusius Saturninus (consul 87)

Lucius Volusius Saturninus was a Roman Senator who lived in the 1st century. He served as an ordinary consul in 87, as the colleague of the emperor Domitian.[1] He is known entirely from inscriptions.

Saturninus was of patrician status,[2] one of three known children of Quintus Volusius Saturninus and his wife Nonia Torquata; the others included Quintus Volusius Saturninus, consul of 92, and Volusia Torquata.[3] According to inscriptional evidence, his wife was a patrician named Licinia Cornelia.[2][4] Licinia and Saturninus had a son called Lucius Volusius Torquatus.[5]


  1. ^ Jones, The Emperor Domitian, pp. 165, 176
  2. ^ a b Jones, The Emperor Domitian, p. 165
  3. ^ PIR, stemma for V 666
  4. ^ PIR I V 666
  5. ^ Rüpke, Fasti sacerdotum, p.1288


  • B. Jones, The Emperor Domitian (Google eBook), Routledge, 2002
  • J. Rüpke, Fasti sacerdotum, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005
Political offices
Preceded byas Suffect consuls Consul of the Roman Empire
with Domitian XIII,
followed by Gaius Calpurnius Piso Crassus Frugi Licinianus
Succeeded byas Suffect consuls