Sextus Cocceius Severianus

Sextus Cocceius Severianus was a Roman senator who flourished during the reign of Antoninus Pius. An unpublished military diploma attests that he was governor of Roman Arabia on 12 August 145;[1] Severianus was promoted to suffect consul in 147, with first Tiberius Licinius Cassius Cassianus then Gaius Popilius Carus Pedo as his colleague.[2] Between 161 and 163 he was Proconsul of Africa.[3]

He married Caesonia; their known children include a son, Sextus Cocceius Severianus; Sextus Cocceius Vibianus (flourished c. 204), is a known grandson.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Werner Eck, "Die Fasti consulares der Regungszeit des Antoninus Pius, eine Bestandsaufnahme seit Géza Alföldys Konsulat und Senatorenstand" in Studia epigraphica in memoriam Géza Alföldy, hg. W. Eck, B. Feher, and P. Kovács (Bonn, 2013), p. 75 n. 20
  2. ^ Ladislav Vidman (ed.), Fasti Ostienses: Edendos, illustrandos, restituendos, curavit (Pragae: Academia, 1982), pp. 51, 127
  3. ^ Géza Alföldy, Konsulat und Senatorenstand unter der Antoninen (Bonn: Rudolf Habelt Verlag, 1977), p. 209
  4. ^ Anthony Wagner, Pedigree and Progress, Essays in the Genealogical Interpretation of History, London, Philmore, 1975. Rutgers Alex CS4.W33.
Political offices
Preceded by
Cupressenus Gallus, and
Quintus Cornelius Quadratus

as suffect consuls
Suffect consul of the Roman Empire
with Tiberius Licinius Cassius Cassianus,
followed by Gaius Popilius Carus Pedo
Succeeded by
Lucius Octavius Cornelius Publius Salvius Julianus Aemilianus,
and Gaius Bellicius Calpurnius Torquatus

as ordinary consuls

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