Gens: MUMMIUS
Created: 16th October 2013
Update:  5th January 2018
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis: X     Senatorial: X    Eques Romanus:      Local magistrates X
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis no cognomen
Senatorial no cognomen
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. no cognomen
Uncertain n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular Bassus, Cornelianus, Faustianus, Niger, Secundinus, Sisenna
Senatorial Achaicus, Lollianus, Maximus, 
Equestrian Gallus, 
Equestrian (mil) n/a
Local magistrat. Gallus, Mummianus, Pomponianus, Rufus, Ursus
Uncertain n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 1
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) 8 incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Some uncertainty concerning relationship between Valerius Vegetus and Mummius Niger Valerius Vegetus.
Literature Alföldy: Konsulat (1977) p.214, 272 (references to P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133 as procos Asia are invalid, cf article by Dietz), p.151, 213 , 215, 234, 271-2, 
275, 292, 299, 312, 330 (on career of P. Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus cos 146)
Birley: Roman Government of Britain (2005) p.133-134 (§22 P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133 AD), p.251-252 (§24 P. Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus cos 146)
Brennan: Praetorship (2000) p.173-174 puts L. Mummius (cos 146 BC) praetorship in 155, not 153.
Caballos Rufino: Senadores Hispanorromanos (1990) p. 229-231 (§129A  Mummius Niger  Valerius Vegetus RE20), p.231-235 (§129B L. Mummius Niger 
Q. Valerius Vegetus etc M707), p.235-6 (§130 Mummius Secundinus M709), p.236-7 (§131 P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133),  
p.237-9 (§132 P. Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus cos 146). Caballos prefers that RE20 and M707 are the same man, son of Valerius Vegetus cos 112 and
Caucidia Tertulla and adopted by a L. Mummius Niger.
Christol, M.: "Remarques sur la carrière de L(ucius) Mummius Faustianus, consul ordinaire en 262", in Akerraz, P. Ruggeri, A. Siraj et C.Vismara dir., 
L'Africa romana XVI, Rabat 2004, Rome, 2006, p. 1839-1879 (ARTICLE NOT AVAILABLE TO ME), but see AE1998-1569 with a new inscription
at Thugga in Africa showing that the cos of 262 was a Mummius and not a Nummius. Also AE2006-1773
Corbier: Aerarium (1974) p.215-220 (§45 P. Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus cos 146)
Diertz Chiron 23, 1993, p.295 (P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133 was not procos Asia c.150, but inscription should be assigned to his son cos 146)
Dietz: Senatus (1980) p.190-191 (§60 L. Mummius Felix Cornelianus cos 237)
Eck: Fasten der Statthalter 2.teil, (1983), p.174-178 (P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133, governor Brit 133/4-135/6)
Eck: Senatoren von Vespasian bis Hadrian (1970) p.208-212 (P. Mummius Sisenna cos 133, governor Brit 133/4-135/6)
Groag: Achaia (1939) p.99-100 (Mummius (Achaicus) M701)
Leunissen: Konsuln (1989) p.198, 401 (Mummius Secundinus M709)
Pietilä-Castren, L. "Some aspects of the life of Lucius Mummius Achaicus", in Arctos 12, 1978, p.115-123 (NOT AVAILABLE TO ME)
Raepsaet-Charlier: PFOS (1987) stemma VIII (descent of Mummius Niger), XVI (possible descent of Mummia Vara from Pontii), 
XXI (descent of Mummia Achaica FOS556)
Roxan, Margaret M. and Eck, Werner: "A Diploma of Moesia Inferior: 125 Iun. 1", in ZPE Bd. 116 (1997), pp. 200-201 suggest the cos suff of 125 Niger
could be Mummius Niger  Valerius Vegetus (RE20).
Salomies, Oli: "Adoptive and Polyonymous Nomenclature in the Roman Empire - Some Addenda", in Epigrafia e Ordine Senatorio, 
30 Anni Dopo, Roma, 2014, p.530-531 on the Mummii Faustiani.
Settipani: Continuite (2000) p.111 proposed stemma of Mummius Nigrinus, p.119-120 proposed stemma of late imperial Mummii (Cornelianus, Faustianus)
Stein: Moesien (1940) p.44 (P. Mummius Sisenna Rutilianus cos suff 146 AD)
Sumner: Orators (1973) p.45 (§R37 L. Mummius cos 146 BC and his brother §R38 Sp. Mummius RE13)
Suolahti, Jaakko: Roman Censors (1963) p.394-397 (L. Mummius cens 142)
Syme, Ronald: "Antistius Rusticus. A Consular from Corduba" in Historia Bd. 32, 1983, p.373-374 (= Roman Papers IV p.279-279) on Mummius Niger RE19 and RE20.
Szramkiewicz: Gouverneurs Vol.2  (1972) p.419 (Mummius (Achaicus) M701)
Zmeskal: adfinitas (2009) p.194-195 (Republican Mummii)
Changes 05.01.2018 New header, literature list  plus many updates
L. Mummius
 
RE7   or cousin RE11
L. Mummius L.f.       Q. Mummius
tr pl 187 pr Sardinia 177 tr pl 187
but re-assigned to special quaestio
regarding latins
 
RE7a   RE13 cf RE10
L. Mummius L.f.L.n. (Achaicus ?)       Sp. Mummius
pr Hisp Ult 153 procos 152 triumph 152 leg 146 amb 140-139
cos 146 Achaia procos 145 triumph 145 cens 142 probably ex-praetor in 140
?
   
RE1   not in RE   RE12
Mummius       Mummia Mummius Q.? Mummius
exiled 90 tr pl ? 133
or grdson of RE7a see Minucius 6, Mucius 1
?
   
RE2 cf RE9 RE9 cf RE2 RE14   RE6
Mummius   M. Mummius Sp. Mummius C. Mummius
leg under Crassus pr (urb ?) 70 descendent of RE13 leg 88
vs slaves 72 friend of Cicero † c 45
~ Lutatia dt of 
Q.Lutatius Catulus cos 78
 
  RE8
C. Mummius L. Mummius L.f.
pr II vir at Telesia in Samnium
 
REPUBLIC  
IMPERIAL                                                      
 
 
 
M701 RE4 RE3   M712 RE26 FOS556 Curchin268 Curchin256
(L.?) Mummius C.f. (Achaicus ?)   Mummia Achaica P. Mummius P.f. Ursus L. Mummius Rufus
leg of procos Achaia grt grd dt of cos 146 trib. Galeria from Ugia in Baetica trib. Sergia
sub Augustus more likely grt grt grd dt envoy sent to Emerita 6 AD II vir, pont at Tucci colonia Augusta Gemella
~ Ser. Sulpicius Galba in Baetica
cos 5 BC AD 1/51
 
S1000 RE54 RE12? RE54 RE12? S1003 RE63
C.Sulpicius Galba   Ser.Sulpicius C.f.C.n. Galba
cos ord 22AD SER.GALBA IMP CAESAR AUG
† 36 suicide when * 3 BC Aquitania c.31-32 cos ord 33 Ger Sup 39-41
denied a proconsulate comes Claudius 43-44 procos Africa 44-46
Hisp Tarra 60-68 cos ord II 69
IMP 9.6.68-15.1.69 † 15th Jan 69 murdered 
XV vir sf, sodalis Titius, sodalis Augustalis c.46
adopted by stepmother as 
L.Livius Ocella (Ser.) Sulpicius Galba
~ Aemilia Lepida (A422), dt of
M'.Aemilius Lepidus cos 11 AD
M704 Curchin356 V220 RE375
Mummius Gallus L. Mummius Pomponianus Mummius Niger Q. Valerius Vegetus
diologus Aegypti 73 II vir at Metellinum in Lusitanis cos suff 91 
sub Domitian
   
Curchin1203 M714 RE28 FOS558 FOS770   V221 RE375
P. Mummius Mummianus Mummia Nigrina   Mummius Niger   ~ (Valeria)   Q. Valerius Vegetus
II vir at Segovia in 98 † 87 not a senator ? cos suff 112
in Hispania ~ L. Antistius Rusticus from Spain
cos suff 90
 
M710 RE24 M705 RE18 RE20 see Valerius RE375
P. Mummius Sisenna Mummius Lollianus Mummius Niger  Valerius Vegetus
from Osset near Hispalis in Baetica praeses under Trajan cos suff under Hadrian (125 ?)
cos ord 133
leg Aug pro pr Britannia 133-136 (attested 135) ? ~ (Caucidia Tertulla FOS201)
   
M711 RE25 RE23 Rüpke2486 M707 RE19 see Valerius RE375
P. Mummius P.f. Sisenna Rutilianus L. Mummius Niger Q. Valerius Vegetus
tribus Galeria, patron and Salius of Tibur, augur Severinus Caucidius Tertullus
X vir stli iudic, tr leg V Mac in Moesia Inf, q, tr pl, cos suff under M.Aurelius or Pius
pr c.134 leg leg VI Vic in Brit 138-141 praef aerar Saturn 141-143
cos suff 146 praef aliment in Aemilia region,
leg Aug pro pr Moesia Sup ca 150 procos Asia 160/61
curator of temple of Hercules at Tibur 172
† 70 years old after 172 (c.175)
1 ~ ignota (FOS872)
2 ~ in his 60s c.165/6 the dt (FOS873) of prophet Alexander Abonuteichos (A506)
 
1   L61 M713 RE27 FOS557
(Mummius) Mummia Laenilla
† child clarissima femina
? kinswoman of cos 133
sub Commodus
~ senator
M709 RE22 M715 RE29 FOS559
Mummius Secundinus Mummia Vara
cos suff under M.Aurelius or Commodus clarissima femina
† c.193 exc. by Septimius Severus owner of praedia
according to Historia Augusta Sev.13 ? descent from M. Pontius Varanus RE52
end 2nd start 3rd century
M703 RE16 Rüpke2484 M706 RE17 Rüpke2485
L. Mummius Felix Cornelianus L. Mummius Maximus Faustianus
X vir stli iudic, sevir equitum Romanrum turmae sedundae,  clar vir, patricius,
q cand of Severus Alexander, tr pl, XV vir sf, pr cand, monet, sevir equitum Romanrum, 
cos ord 237 XV vir sf, q cand, pr urb, 
ca 200/230
 
M702 RE15 Rüpke2483
Mummius Bassus L. Mummius Faustianus
cos ord 258 cos ord 262
curator viae Appiae
leg of Hipponensis in Africa
AE1998-1569
~ Tarrutenia Paulina,
 possibly descended from P. Tarrutenius Paternus PP 179-182
 
 
L. Mummius Faustianus Tarrutenius Paternus   Mummia Tarrutenia Corneliana L. Mummius Faustianus Iunior
clar vir clar fem clar vir
q cand c.280 q cand c.280/285 q cand c.280/285
UNCERTAIN DATE                                                    
AE1960-035 Curchin156
Mummia Q. Mummius L.f. Gallus
sacerdos at Antioch in Pisidia trib. Gal.
~ D. Iunius II vir at Itucci colonia Virtus Iulia
II vir at Antioch in Pisidia in Baetica
early 2nd century 171/230