Aurelius Anicius Symmachus
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Anicius Aurelius Symmachus (fl. 415-420) was a politician of the Western Roman Empire.
He belonged to the Roman families of the Anicii and of the Symmachi; he was probably a relative of Quintus Aurelius Symmachus, perhaps the son of a brother or sister who had married a member of Anicii.
Between 24 December 418 and January 420 he was praefectus urbi of Rome; in this capacity he wrote to the court regarding issues related to succession to Pope Zosimus, who had died two days after the beginning of Symmachus' office. He also restored a market in Ostia and one of the Roman forums.
- Arnold Hugh Martin Jones, John Robert Martindale, John Morris, "Aurelius Anicius Symmachus 6", The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, Cambridge University Press, 1971, ISBN 0-521-20159-4, pp. 1043–1044.