Petronius Probianus

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Petronius Probianus (floruit 315–331) was a politician of the Roman Empire.

Life[edit]

Probianus was a member of the Petronii Probi, a family of the senatorial aristocracy. He was the son of Pompeius Probus, consul in 310, the father of Petronius Probinus, consul in 341, and of the poet Faltonia Betitia Proba, the grandfather of Sextus Petronius Probus, consul in 371.

Probaianus was proconsul of Africa in 315–317, consul in 322, and praefectus urbi (of Rome) from October 8, 329, to April 12, 331.

Sources[edit]

  • Lizzi Testa, Rita, Senatori, popolo, papi: il governo di Roma al tempo dei Valentiniani, Edipuglia, 2004, ISBN 88-7228-392-2, p. 367.
  • "Faltonia Proba", The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume XII, 1911, New York, Robert Appleton Company.
Preceded by
Fl. Iulius Crispus Caesar II,
Fl. Claudius Constantinus Caesar II,
Imp. Caesar C. Valerius Licinianus Licinius Augustus VI,
Valerius Licinianus Licinius Caesar II
Consul of the Roman Empire
322
with Amnius Anicius Iulianus
Succeeded by
Acilius Severus,
Vettius Rufinus
Preceded by
Amnius Anicius Paulinus
Praefectus urbi of Rome
October 8, 329 – April 12, 331
Succeeded by
Publilius Optatianus Porfirius