Gens: DECIUS  
Created: 24th April 2017
Update: 24th April 2017
Status Republic: Patrician:   Pleb. Nobilis: X Senatorial: X Eques Romanus:   Local magistrates  
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis Mus
Senatorial no cognomen, Subulo
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular Valerinus
Senatorial Triccianus
Equestrian no cognomen, Mundus, Sabinianus, Saturninus, Vindex
Local magistrat. n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 3
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) 1 (probably a Mettius = Imperator Decius)
Notes:
Literature Alfldy: Gallia Cisalpina (1999) p.111-114 (Q. Decius Mettius Sabinianus)
Badian, Ernest: "P. Decius P. f. Subulo: An Orator of the Time of the Gracchi", in JRS vol.46, 1956, p.91-96
argues that RE9 is the son of RE20 and the natural father of C. Appuleius Decianus.
Dietz: Senatus (1980) p.190 (59 C. Messius Quintus Decius Valerianus , later imperator)
Fitz: Pannonien (1995) p.1030-1034 (673 Aelius Triccianus)
Hinard: Proscriptions (1985) p.463 ([P.?] Decius RE1, he considers it likely that RE1 = RE10)
Jacques: Curateurs (1983) p.309-310 (XXVII Q. Decius Mettius Sabinianus)
Pflaum: Province de Narbonnaise (1978) p.199 (7 Sex. Decius PME-D3)
Shackleton Bailey: "Two Studies (1976), p.104 (C. Appuleius Decianus)
Sumner: Orators (1973) p.63-64 (70 P. Decius (Subulo ?) pr 115)
Suolahti, Jaakko: Roman Censors (1963) p.232-235 (P. Decius Mus cens 304 BC)
Changes
RE7
M. Decius
envoy from plebs 493
tr pl 491
not in RE
L. Decius
tr pl 415
RE15
P. Decius Q.f. Mus
V vir mensarius 352 tr mil 343
cos 340 devoted himself to battle success
 
RE16 Rpke 1439 RE8 RE Plaut 18
P. Decius P.f.Q.n. Mus M. Decius C.Plautius P.f.P.n. Decianus
cos 312 leg 310 cos II 308 mag eq 306 tr pl 311 cos 329
cens 304 cos III 297 procos 296 cos 328? (Chr. as cos II)
cos IV 340 devoted himself to battle success ? a Decius adopted by a Plautius
pont 300-295
 
RE17  
P. Decius P.f.P.n. Mus
cos 279 killed in battle
?? cos suff 265
RE20
P. Decius Subulo
III vir colon deduc 169
envoy 168
?
 
RE9  
P. Decius (Subulo) C. Appuleius
tr pl 120 pr 115
? adopt
   
RE21    
C. Appuleius Decianus
tr pl 98
RE1 ?=? RE10
Decius P. Decius
senator tr pl 52/44
43 proscribed and killed leg (?) of M. Antonius 43
REPUBLIC
IMPERIAL                                                      
CIL.X-5412
Q. Decius M.f. C.n. Helu[]
at Aquinum in Latium
 
 
D26 RE14 Dem228 cf RE10 Dem295 PME-D3 D27 RE19 PME-D4 Rpke 1440 Dem269
Decius Mundus Sex. Decius P.f. Q. Decius Q.f.M.n. Saturninus  
eques Romanus tr mil in legio, from Aquinum in Latium,
exiled for adultery with Paulina decorated by Tiberius, tubicen sacrorum publicorum in Roma,
wife of (Sentius) Saturninus 19 AD IIII vir at Viennensis, Narbonensis, praef fabr III, curator via Labicana et Latina,
flamen Martialis at Viennensis tr mil, praef fabr iure dicundi in Asia,
q bis at Aquinum, II vir iure dicundo at Aquinum,
II vir iterum quinq at Aquinum,
praef quinq Aquinum of Tiberius
praef quinq Aquinum of Drusus Caesar Ti. f. ante 23
praef quinq Aquinum of Nero Caesar ante 30
IIII vir iure dicundi quinq at Verona,
patron of Aquinum,
pont minor at Roma, flamen perpetuel Romae et divi Augusti
A271 RE21
Aelius Decius (?) Triccianus
nomen Decius is uncertain
primus pilus, tr coh urb, primus pilus,
praef leg II Par 217
adlectus praetor or consul by Macrinus 217
leg Aug pro pr Pann Inf 21-218
219 exc by Elagabal
D28 RE22 ==> M520 RE2 RE Messius 9
Q. Decius Valeri(a?)nus IMP CAESAR C. MESSIUS QUINTUS TRAIANUS DECIUS AUGUSTUS
clar vir C. Messius Q. Decius Valerianus
leg Aug pro pr Moesia Inf 234 cos suff bef 234 praef urb ante 249 IMP 249 cos 250 251 battle
leg Aug pro pr Hisp Cit 238 Moesia Inf 232/3-235 Hisp Cit 235-38 Moesia + Pann 249
from Pannonia, new man
~ Herennia Cupressenia Etruscilla AUGUSTA
see Messius
UNCERTAIN DATE                                                    
D29 RE23 D30 RE24 FOS309 Rpke 1438
Q. Decius Vindex Decia (or Daecia) Tertulla Q. Dec[ius] Q.f. Mettius Sabinianus
proc Dacia Apulensis clar fem or Decimius
trib. Claudia, from Concordia in Venetia
priest of laurens lavinas, eques,
local q, local aedil, II vir iterum,
praef fabr, curator rei publicae of Pola in Istria,
2nd half 2nd century