Gaius Asinius Frugi

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Gaius Asinius Frugi (born c. 80), was the monet. of Phrygia between 98 and 116. He was probably a descendant of Nicomachus (ca 30 BC - aft. 1 BC), a notable of Lydia in 1 BC.

He married and probably was the father of Gaius Asinius Rufus (c. 110 - after 136), who was also a notable in Lydia in 134 and 135 and became a Roman Senator in 136, and who married Julia, daughter of A. Julius Claudius Charax (c. 115 - aftter. 147), granddaughter of G. Julius Lupus T. Vibius Varus Laevillus (c. 95 - after 132) and wife Julia Quadratilla (born c. 100), and through her great-granddaughter of Gaius Julius Quadratus Bassus (c. 70 - 117), a romanized Galatian, Legate at Judaea between 102/103 and 104/105, Consul of Rome in 105 and Proconsul of Asia in 105, and wife Julia, Princess of Cilicia (born c. 80), and had issue.


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