BCE - 56 CE]
Long-lived Roman senator who served
every emperor from Augustus to Nero.
Under Augustus, Lucius Volusius Saturninus was consul of Rome, proconsul
of Asia (Minor), & legate to Syria. He was imperial legate also under Tiberius.
He died at the age of 93 while serving as prefect of Rome under
Nero. To honor him Nero ordered a state funeral & the erection
of seven statues of him in major temples, theaters & civic buildings
Pliny, Natural History
7.12, 48; 11.38.
on the World of Jesus
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