POST1231 L. Postumius (62) Tempsanus


  • Patrician


  • Praetor 185 Tarentum, Apulia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Elections: Liv. 39.23.2 Provinces omitted in Livy. (Broughton MRR I)
    • For Tempsanus of the Mss Tympanus appears in the old RE. See Weissenborn ad loc. (Broughton MRR I)
    • Crushed a rising of slaves in Apulia (Liv. 39.29.8-9). (Broughton MRR I)
    • p. 732 (Brennan 2000)
  • Promagistrate 184 Apulia (Broughton MRR I) Expand
    • Livy (39.41.6) refers to him as Praetor. (Broughton MRR I)
    • His province was Tarentum, where he continued to punish conspiracies among slaves, and completed his inquiry into the Bacchanals (Liv. 39.41.6-7). (Broughton MRR I)