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Firmus
(304 words)

[German version]

[1] Senator in the time of Vespasian

Senator attested in a fragmentary inscription from Arretium, CIL XI 1834 = ILS 1000. According to [1] based on AE 1967, 355, the name should be C. Petillius Q. f. Pom. Firmus. As tribunus of legio IV Flavia he took part in a campaign and then received dona militaria. He was quaestor Vespasiani and was honoured by the Senate with ornamenta praetoria. Perhaps a son of  Petillius Ceria…

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Eck, Werner (Cologne), Fuhrer, Therese (Zürich) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Firmus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e411760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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