Gaius Julius Quadratus Bassus

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Gaius Julius Quadratus Bassus (70–117), was an office holder under the Roman Empire and a Romanized Galatian who served as suffect consul in May-August 105.

Quadratus Bassus was born in Pergamon, the son of Gaius Julius Bassus, who was Proconsul of Bithynia in 100/101.[1] He served as a Legate at Judaea from 102/103 to 104/105. After his term as suffect consul Quadratus Bassus served as the governor of Cappadocia and Galatia (114/115), and later Syria (114/115).[1] He was serving as Legatus Augusti pro praetore (governor) in the province of Dacia when he died in the Dacian revolt of 117.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Werner Eck, "Jahres- und Provinzialfasten der senatorischen Statthalter von 69/70 bis 138/139", Chiron, 12 (1982), pp. 281-362; 13 (1983), pp. 147-237
  2. ^ Garzetti, Albino, From Tiberius to the Antonines (Routledge Revivals): A History of the Roman Empire AD 14-192 (2014), p. 383
Political offices
Preceded by
Tiberius Claudius Atticus Herodes
Legate of Iudaea
Succeeded by
Quintus Pompeius Falco