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Marcus Suillius Nerullinus was a Roman senator, who was active during the Principate. He was consul ordinarius in the year 50 with Gaius Antistius Vetus as his colleague.[1] He was the son of Publius Suillius Rufus, suffect consul in 41 and a feared delator, and the stepdaughter of Ovid.[2] Suillius Caesoninus was his brother.

The wealth and power of his father facilitated Nerullinus' advancement through his senatorial career. When a number of delatores accused him of mismanagement while proconsular governor of Asia during 56/57, he claimed he had simply obeyed the emperor's commands, at which point Nero intervened and ended the prosecution.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul Gallivan, "The Fasti for the Reign of Claudius", Classical Quarterly, 28 (1978)
  2. ^ Ovid, Epistulae ex Ponto, IV.8.1-12
  3. ^ Tacitus, Tacitus, XIII.43
Political offices
Preceded by
Lucius Mammius Pollio,
and Quintus Allius Maximus

as suffect consuls
Suffect consul of the Roman Empire
50
with Gaius Antistius Vetus
Succeeded by
Claudius V, and
Servius Cornelius Scipio Salvidienus Orfitus

as ordinary consuls