List of urban prefects of Rome

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This is a list of urban prefects of Rome, one of the oldest offices of the Roman state, attested from the time of the kings through the Republic and the Empire up until 599. The office also existed during the era of the Crescentii family in Rome, late 10th century, as well as in the early 12th century, when the Pope appointed its holders It was especially influential during the imperial period and late Antiquity, when the urban prefect exercised the government of the city of Rome and its surrounding territory.

6th to 2nd century BC[edit]

1st century BC[edit]

1st century[edit]

2nd century[edit]

3rd century[edit]

4th century[edit]

5th century[edit]

Of uncertain date in the 5th century

6th century[edit]

Of uncertain date in the 6th century

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Urban prefects from L. Catilius Severus through C. Aufidius Victorinus are taken from Géza Alföldy, Konsulat und Senatorenstand unter der Antoninen (Bonn: Rudolf Habelt Verlag, 1977), pp. 287f
  2. ^ Clarus died in office at the end of February/beginning of March 146 (Alföldy, Konsulat und Senatorenstand, p. 287)
  3. ^ CIL XIV, 4120 n.4 = CIL XV, 7106; PLRE II, p. 847.
  4. ^ Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, II, 382
  5. ^ Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, II, 30-32
  6. ^ 'Instructed by Theodahad to repair the bronze elephants on the Via Sacra; he had reported to the king on their bad condition' - see Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, III, 602, citing Cassiodorus, Variae epistolae, X, 30
  7. ^ Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, III, 549-551

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