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The obelisk of Titus Sextius Africanus at the Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst museum

Titus Sextius Africanus was a Roman senator who was deterred by Agrippina the Younger from marrying Junia Silana.[1] He served as a suffect consul in 59 AD.[2] In 62 AD, he took the census in the provinces of Gaul, together with Quintus Volusius Saturninus and Marcus Trebellius Maximus. Saturninus and Africanus were rivals, and both hated Trebellius, who took advantage of their rivalry to get the better of them.[3] His name occurs in a fragment of the Fratres Arvales.[4] Titus Sextius Cornelius Africanus, who served as a consul with Trajan in 112 AD, was related to Africanus.

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  1. ^ Smith, William (1870), "Africanus, T. Sextius", in Smith, William (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 57
  2. ^ PIR ¹ S 472
  3. ^ Tacitus, Annales xiii. 19, xiv. 46
  4. ^ Gruter, p. 119

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Africanus, T. Sextius". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. p. 57.

Political offices
Preceded by
Gaius Vipstanus Apronianus,
and Gaius Fonteius Capito
Suffect consul of the Roman Empire
with Marcus Ostorius Scapula
Succeeded by
Nero IV,
and Cossus Cornelius Lentulus