Quintus Pompeius Senecio Sosius Priscus
The son of Quintus Pompeius Sosius Priscus, consul in AD 149, Sosius Priscus’ full name was Quintus Pompeius Senecio Roscius Murena Coelius Sextus Julius Frontinus Silius Decianus Gaius Julius Eurycles Herculaneus Lucius Vibullius Pius Augustanus Alpinus Bellicius Sollers Julius Aper Ducenius Proculus Rutilianus Rufinus Silius Valens Valerius Niger Claudius Fuscus Saxa Amyntianus Sosius Priscus.
Sosius Priscus’ career began as the Praefectus feriarum Latinarum; this was followed by a posting as triumvir monetalis. Around the year AD 162, he stood and was elected as a candidate of the emperor for the office of Quaestor. Next he was appointed Legatus, serving under his father who was the Proconsular governor of the province of Asia, possibly around the year AD 163/164. Finally, he was elected to the office of Praetor, possibly around AD 167.
In AD 169, Sosius Priscus was elected consul ordinarius alongside Publius Coelius Apollinaris. He was then appointed to the proconsular posting of praefectus alimentorum (or the officer responsible for organising Rome’s food supply). This was followed by his appointment as proconsular governor of Asia at an unknown date.
- PIR ² P 651
Lucius Venuleius Apronianus Octavius Priscus II
Lucius Sergius Paullus II
|Consul of the Roman Empire
with Publius Coelius Apollinaris
Gaius Erucius Clarus II
Marcus Gavius Cornelius Cethegus