PLIN2875 L. Plinius (4) L. f. Rufus

Life Dates

  • 43, proscribed (Hinard 1985) Expand

    Possibly proscribed? A senator. Hinard 43 no. 102


  • Legatus (Lieutenant) 36 Sicilia (Broughton MRR II) Expand
    • Legatus pro praetore (ILS 8891). Held command for Pompey of western Sicily against Lepidus (App. BC 5.97- 98). Summoned to Messana after Naulochus, and surrendered when Pompey fled to the East (App. BC 5.122). (Broughton MRR II)
    • Leg., lieut. 36. In MRR 2.405, refer also to ILLRP 426, and on his status as pr. desig. To Dio 48.36.4.[159] (Broughton MRR III)
  • Praetor Designatus? 35 (DPRR Team) Expand
    • MRR (citing ILLRP 426=ILS 8891) has Plinius as legatus pro praetore & praetor designatus. If legatus in 36, perhaps designated praetor for the following year (DPRR Team)