Equestrian from Nursia. Three times he was a tribunus  militum in a legion, including the Legio I, then a praefectus  castrorum, no earlier than the time of Augustus (Suet. Vesp. 1,3; cf. [1. 155-160]). His daughter was Vespasia Polla; one of his sons reached the rank of senator (cf. Vespasianus, with stemma).
1 G. Alföldy, Epigraphische Notizen aus Italien, in: ZPE 77, 1989, 155-180
2 Demougin, Nr. 192.
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Eck, Werner (Cologne),
“Vespasius Pollio”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly
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