Gaius Sentius  Saturninus

Conservative senator in the last years of the Roman republic who became a trusted supporter of the emperor Augustus. In 43 BCE, following the assassination of Julius Caesar, he was among those conservative senators proscribed by the new triumvirs [Octavian, Antony & Lepidus]. But as the latter concentrated on eliminating Caesar's assassins, he escaped to Sicily, which Pompey's youngest son Sextus had turned into a haven for opponents of Caesar.  After Marcus Agrippa routed Sextus (35 BCE), Sentius Saturninus threw his support behind Octavian, as the latter was  rallying Roman opposition to Antony & Cleopatra. As Octavian's fortunes rose, so did those of Saturninus. The grateful emperor repaid his new ally's loyalty by making him consul of Rome (19 BCE) & sending him as imperial legate to Syria (9-6 BCE), where he presided over the trial of Herod's Hasmonean sons, Alexander & Aristobulus (7 BCE). His subsequent actions & fate are lost to history. But at least one of his sons & a grandson held important posts under Augustus' successors.

References: Josephus, Antiquities 16.277-282, 344, 367-369; 17.24, 89.
                   _____, War 1.27
                   Appian, History of Rome: Civil Wars 4.45; 5.52, 139.
                   Velleius Paterculus, Roman History 2.92.                   

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