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Erucius Clarus, Sextus

Anthony R. Birley

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics


Published online December 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199381135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.013.2495

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Sextus Erucius Clarus, protégé and friend of *Pliny (2) the Younger, was the nephew of Septicius Clarus, Praetorian prefect early in Hadrian's reign. After a slow start, Erucius won distinction as legionary legate in *Trajan's Parthian War, capturing *Nisibis. He became city prefect under Antoninus Pius and was consul for the second time (as ordinarius) in ce 146, but died in the same year.

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Subjects: Ancient Roman History

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