Virius Orfitus

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Virius Orfitus was a Roman statesman who served as Consul in 270 and Praefectus urbi from 273 to 274.[1][2] He was likely related to Lucius Virius Lupus Iulianus and Lucius Virius Agricola.[3]


  1. ^ Public Domain Smith, William, ed. (1870). "Orfitus No. 11". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. Vol. 3. p. 44.
  2. ^ Alaric Watson (1999). Aurelian and the third century. Routledge. p. 164. ISBN 0-415-07248-4.
  3. ^ Mennen, Inge (2011-04-26). Power and Status in the Roman Empire, AD 193-284. BRILL. p. 132. doi:10.1163/ej.9789004203594.i-306. ISBN 978-90-04-20359-4.
Preceded by Consul of the Roman Empire
With: Flavius Antiochianus
Succeeded by
Preceded by Praefectus urbi
273 – 274
Succeeded by