Marcus Herennius Picens (consul 34 BC)

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Marcus Herennius Picens (fl. 1st century BC) was a Roman senator who served as suffect consul in 34 BC.

Biography[edit]

Herennius Picens is believed to be the grandson of Titus Herennius, who fought against the Romans during the Social War.[1] In 34 BC, he was appointed suffect consul, replacing Gaius Memmius and occupying the office from November 1 through to December 31.[2] Herennius Picens was probably next appointed the Proconsular governor of Asia in 33 BC.[3]

Herennius Picens was the patron of the town of Veii.[4] He was probably the father of Marcus Herennius Picens, who was a suffect consul in AD 1.[5]

Political offices
Preceded by
Gaius Memmius
Suffect consul of the Roman Republic
34 BC
with Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus
Succeeded by
Augustus II and Lucius Volcatius Tullus

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syme, pg. 92
  2. ^ Broughton II, pg. 411
  3. ^ Broughton II, pg. 416
  4. ^ Prosopographia Imperii Romani, Vol. II, pgs. 137-138
  5. ^ Broughton III, pg. 101