Gratus (consul 280)

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Gratus, possibly named Gaius Vettius Gratus[1] (fl. 3rd century), was a Roman senator who was appointed consul in AD 280. Gratus was probably the son of Vettius Gratus who was consul in AD 250. Gratus himself was appointed consul posterior alongside Lucius Valerius Messalla in AD 280.[2]

Political offices
Preceded by
Marcus Aurelius Probus III
Nonius Paternus II
Consul of the Roman Empire
280
with Lucius Valerius Messalla
Succeeded by
Marcus Aurelius Probus IV
Junius Tiberianus

Sources[edit]

  • Martindale, J. R.; Jones, A. H. M, The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, Vol. I AD 260-395, Cambridge University Press (1971)
  • Mennen, Inge, Power and Status in the Roman Empire, AD 193-284 (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Both the Praenomen Gaius and the Nomen gentile Vettius are assumed; Mennen, pg. 128.
  2. ^ Martindale & Jones, pg. 402