List of Roman governors of Asia

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This is a list of known governors of the Roman province of Asia. Created after 133 BC, the province was eventually reorganized by the emperor Augustus who assigned it to the Senate as a proconsular governorship. The province was divided by Diocletian during his reorganization of the empire during the 290s, and a small portion of the province retained the name. Eventually the province was absorbed into the Thracesian Theme sometime during the seventh century. Many of the dates listed are approximate dates for the holding of the office.

Republican governors of Asia (133 BC — 27 BC)[edit]

Imperial proconsular governors of Asia (27 BC — AD 180)[edit]

Governors under Augustus[edit]

Governors under Tiberius[edit]

Governors under Gaius Caligula[edit]

Governors under Claudius[edit]

Governors under Nero[edit]

Governors under Vespasian and Titus[edit]

Governors under Domitian and Nerva[edit]

  • Marcus Maecius Rufus (83)
  • Sextus Julius Frontius (85—86)
  • Gaius Vettulenus Civica Cerialis (87—88)
  • Lucius Mestrius Florus (88—89)
  • Marcus Fulvius Gillo (89—90)
  • Publius Calvisius Ruso (92—93)
  • Lucius Junius Caesennius Paetus (93—94)
  • Marcus Atilius Postumus Bradua (94—95)
  • Sextus Carminius Vetus (96—98)
  • Gnaeus Pedanius Fuscus Salinator (98—99)
  • Marcus Aquillius Regulus (unknown date)

Governors under Trajan[edit]

Governors under Hadrian[edit]

Governors under Antoninus Pius[edit]

  • Lucius Venuleius Apronianus Octavius Princus (138—139)
  • Lucius Antonius Albus (146—147)
  • Glabrio (? 148—149)
  • Popilius Priscus (149—150)
  • Titus Vitrasius Pollio (152)
  • Lucius Statius Quadratus (156—157)
  • Titus Statilius Maximus (157—158)
  • Publicus Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus (160-162)

Governors under Marcus Aurelius[edit]

Imperial proconsular governors of Asia (180 — 285)[edit]

Governors under Commodus[edit]

Governors under Septimius Severus[edit]

  • Lucius Albinus Saturninus (c. 190/200)
  • Asellius Aemilianus (192—193)
  • (?) Marcus Gavius Galicanus (? c. 195/200)
  • Quintus Licinius Nepos (c. 198/208)
  • Quintus Aurelius Polus Terentianus (c. 198/208)
  • Quintus Tineius Sacerdos (c. 199/211)
  • Quintus Hedius Rufus Lollianus Gentianus (201—202)
  • Tarius Titianus (c. 202/205)
  • Lucius Calpurnius Proculus (c. 202/205)
  • Popilius Pedo Apropianus (c. 204/206)
  • Quintus Caecilius Secundus Servilianus (208—209)
  • Titus Manilius Fuscus (209—210)
  • (?) Decimus Caelius Calvinus Balbinus (unknown date)
  • (?) Sextius Magius Lateranus (unknown date)

Governors under Caracalla[edit]

  • (?) Gaius Gabinius Barbarus Pompeianus (c. 211/213)
  • Gavius Tranquillus (c. 211/213)
  • Marcus Junius Consessus Aemilianus (c. 213/214)
  • Lucius Marius Maximus Perpetuus Aurelianus (213—215) or (214—216)
  • Gaius Julius Avitus Alexianus (216—217)
  • Gaius Julius Asper (217) (designatus)

Governors under Macrinus and Elagabalus[edit]

Governors under Alexander Severus[edit]

Governors under Maximinus Thrax[edit]

Governors under Gordian III[edit]

Governors under Decius[edit]

  • Gaius Julius Flavius Proculus Quintilianus (249—250)

Governors under Valerian[edit]

Governors under Probus[edit]

  • Arellius Fuscus (275)
  • Faltonius Probus (276)
  • Julius Proculus (276)

Governors under Carus[edit]

Imperial proconsular governors of Asia (285 — 395)[edit]

Governors under Diocletian[edit]

  • Aurelius Hermogenianus (c. 286/305)
  • Titus Flavius Festus (c. 286/293)
  • Priscus (c. 286/305)
  • Lucius Artorius Pius Maximus (c. 287/298)
  • Junius Tiberianus (c. 293/303)
  • Annius Epifanius (c. 293/305)

Governors under Constantine I[edit]

Governors under Constantius II[edit]

  • Lucius Caelius Montius (c. 340/350)
  • Marinus (c. 351/354)
  • Flavius Magnus (c. 354/359)
  • Mantitheus (before 355)
  • Julianus (360)

Governors under Julian and Jovian[edit]

  • Aelius Claudius Dulcitius (361—363)
  • Vitalius (363)

Governors under Valens[edit]

  • Helpidius (364)
  • Hormisdas (365)
  • Clearchus (366—367)
  • Eutropius (c. 371/372)
  • Festus (372—378)

Governors under Theodosius I[edit]

  • Septimius Maeadius (c. 379/386)
  • Nummius Aemilianus Dexter (c. 379/387)
  • Auxonius (381)
  • Nicomachus Flavianus (382—383)
  • Victorius (392—394)
  • Aurelianus (395)

Imperial proconsular governors of Asia (395 — 491)[edit]

Governors under Arcadius[edit]

Governors under Theodosius II[edit]

  • Flavius Heliodorus (c. 439/442)
  • Proculus (449)

Imperial proconsular governors of Asia (uncertain date)[edit]

  • (?) Scaurianus (? late third century)
  • Cassianus (third/fourth century)
  • Cossinius Rufinus (? middle/late third century)
  • Axiochus (? late fourth century)
  • Ambrosius (? late fourth century)
  • Messalinus (fourth/fifth century)
  • Aristus (fourth/fifth century)
  • Constantinus (fourth/fifth century)
  • Nonnus (early fifth century)
  • (?) Ignatius (early/mid fifth century)
  • (?) Zosimianus (early/mid fifth century)
  • Andreas (? fifth century)
  • Flavius Axius Arcadius Phlegethius (late fifth/early sixth century)
  • Damocharis (fourth/sixth century)
  • Theodosius (fifth/sixth century)

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