Gens: ALFIDIUS
Created: 10th November 2007
Update: 16th December 2018
Status Republic: Patrician:   Pleb. Nobilis:   Senatorial:   Eques Romanus: X Local magistrate:  
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis n/a
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian no cognomen
Local magistrat. n/a
Uncertain n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular Herennianus
Senatorial Sabinus
Equestrian n/a
Equestrian (mil) Urbanus
Local magistrat. Hypsaeus
Uncertain n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 0
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) 1 incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Confusion in ancient authors beteween the Alfidii and the Aufidii.
Literature Alexander: Trials (1990) p.155 (315 trial of Sex. Cloelius (henchman of P. Clodius) in 52 BC, convicted, prosecutor M. Alfidius)
Alfldy: Konsulat (1977) p.186, 311 (L. Alfidius Herennianus cos 171)
Caballos Rufino: "Los Caballeros Romanos originarios de las Provincias de Hispania. Un Avance", in
Demougin, Devijver and Raepsaet-Charlier: L'Ordre Equestre (1999) p.466, 490 (L1 L. Afidius Urbanus)
Forni, Giovanni: "Sui proconsoli della Sicilia in et imperiale", in Historia, Bd. 36, 1987, p.342 (Alfidius Sabinus)
Klein: Sicilien und Sardinien (1878) p.102 (103 Alfidius Sabinus, procos Sicilia)
Linderski, Jerzy: "The Mother of Livia Augusta and the Aufidii Lurcones of the Republic", in Historia: Zeitschrift fr Alte Geschichte, Bd.23, 1974, p.463-480
his view is that the grandfather of Livia was a M. Alfidius with no cognomen, not Lurco which belongs to a M. Aufidius Lurco.
Mathieu, Nicolas: "Les Alfidii dans le monde romain (fin IIes. av. dbut IIIe s. ap. J.-C.) : tude d'un nom ", in Annales de Bretagne et des
pays de l'Ouest, Tome 105, 1998, p. 7-33. Lists known Alfidii.
Mouritsen: Pompeian Epigraphy (1988) p.93, 104 (D. Alfidius Hypsaeus)
Taylor: Voting Districts (1960/2013) p.188-189 (gens Alfidia from Fundi in tribus Aemilia)
Wiseman: New Men (1971) p.211 (19 Alfidius Sabinus, dates his procos of Sicilia to late Augustus)
Wiseman, T.P.: "The Mother of Livia Augusta", in Historia: Zeitschrift fr Alte Geschichte, Bd.14, 1965, p.333-334
proposes that M. Alfidius, the prosecutor, was a brother of Alfidia)
Zmeskal: adfinitas (2009) p.27, 296 (Alfidii of the republic)
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M. Alfidius
tribus Aemilia from Fundi
magistrate at Fundi
 
A528 RE3 RE Aufidius 9
Alfidia M..f         M. Alfidius
prosecuted Sex. Cloelius 52
~ M. Livius Drusus Claudianus (or his father did)
pr 50 42
 
  REPUBLIC
                                IMPERIAL                      
 
L301 RE37 CIL-X-907/908
Livia Drusilla   D. Alfidius Hypsaeus
IULIA AUGUSTA aedil at Pompeii 2 AD
* 58 BC 29 AD II vir at Pompeii
1 ~ 43 Ti. Claudius Nero pr 42
2 ~ OCTAVIAN / AUGUSTUS
A527 RE2 LP1-8
Alfidius Sabinus
procos Sicilia
before 21/22 AD or before 26/27 AD
A526 RE1 C1083 RE Claudius 411
L. Alfidius Herennianus Tib. Claudia Camilia Alfidia Celonis
cos ord 171 ? or tribus Camilia
clar fem
~ Iulia Q.f. Calvina late 2nd or early 3rd century
FOS431 I655 RE561 ~ L. Insteius Flaccianus
senator
PME-A102
L. Alfidius Urbanus
eques from Lusitania
tr mil VII Gem in Hisp,
sub period of Caracalla/Elagabalus (211/222)
UNCERTAIN DATE