PEDI2370 Q. Pedius (1) M. f.


  • Eques R Expand

    Nicolet Ref 263. Cic. Planc. 17. eques Romanus

Life Dates

  • 43, death (Broughton MRR II) Expand

    Illness, elderly.


son of
Q. Pedius (A) (married to Iulia (545)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Suet. Caes. 83.2

Iulia (545) (daughter of C. Iulius (130) C. f. L. n. Caesar (pr.? 92)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Suet. Caes. 83.2

married to
Valeria (390) (daughter of? M. Valerius (266) M. f. M'. n. Messalla Niger 'Menogenes' (cos. 61)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Plin. n.h. XXXV 21

father of
Q. Pedius (2) (q. 41) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Hist. Aug. Sever. 21.1

grandfather of
Q. Pedius (B) (grandson of Q. Pedius (1) M. f. (cos. suff. 43)) (Zmeskal 2009) Expand

Plin. n.h. XXXV 21


  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 58 Gallia Transalpina (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Legates under Caesar in Gaul. The four unnamed Legates in Caesar's battle with Ariovistus probably were among these (BG 1.52. 1). See 57, Legates; and esp. D.-G. 3.696ff. (Broughton MRR II)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 57 Gallia Transalpina (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Legate of Caesar in Gaul (Caes. BG 2.2.1, and 11.3). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant)? 56 Gallia Transalpina (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Legate under Caesar in Gaul (see 57, Legates; cf. Cic. Planc. 17). See D.-G. 3.700. (Broughton MRR II)
  • Repulsa (Aed.) 55 (Pina Polo 2012) Expand
    • pp. 65-72 (Pina Polo 2012)
  • Praetor 48 Italia (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Crushed Milo's revolt near Cosa (Caes. BC 3.22). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 46 Hispania (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • A Legate of Caesar, who was sent in advance to Spain, along with Q. Fabius Maximus (Bell. Hisp. 2.2; 12.2; Dio 43.31.3; cf. 43.42.1, and Act. Tr. for 45). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 45 Hispania (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • A Legate under Caesar in Spain (Bell. Hisp. 2.2; 12.2; Dio 43.42.1; see 46. Legates. and above, Promagistrates). (Broughton MRR II)
  • Proconsul 45 Hispania (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • He celebrated a triumph pro consule ex Hispania on December 13, but according to Dio, illegally, since he had only been one of Caesar's Legates (Act. Tr., Degrassi 86f., 567; Plin. NH 35.21; Dio 43.31.1, and 42.1). See below, Legates. (Broughton MRR II)
  • Triumphator 45 (Rich 2014) Expand
    • Triumph ex Hispania. MRR II.309, Itgenshorst no. 268, Rich no. 269. (Rich 2014)
  • Consul Suffectus 43 (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Fast. Amit. (Q. P[-]), Degrassi 170f.; Fast. Amer., ibid. 242; Fast. Colot. (Q. Pedius Q. f.), ibid. 274f.; Fast. Mag. Vic., ibid. 282f.; cf. Act. Tr. for 45, ibid. 86f. with the filiation M. f., and discussion on p. 134. Octavian chose him to be his colleague (Vell. 2.65.2, and 69.5; Plin. NH 35.21; Tac. Dial. 17.1; App. BC 3.94; Dio 46.46.1; Zonar. 10.15). He carried the law providing for the prosecution of Caesar's murderers (Res Gest. D. Aug. 2; Liv. Per. 120; Vell. 2.69.5, lege Pedia; Suet. Nero 3.1; Galba 3.2; App. BC 3.95; 4.27; Dio 46.48, and 49.5; 47.22.4), and in Octavian's absence one rescinding the declarations of Antony and Lepidus as public enemies (App. BC 3.96; Dio 46.52.3-4). An old man, he died shortly before the arrival of the Triumvirs in Rome from the weariness and excitement that attended the first executions in the proscriptions (App. BC 4.6; Dio 47.15.2). (Broughton MRR II)