Created: 16th February 2022
Update:  16th February 2022
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis:       Senatorial: X    Eques Romanus:      Local magistrate:  
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis n/a
Senatorial no cognomen
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
Uncertain n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular Maximus
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian Maximus
Equestrian (mil) n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
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: Family probably from Caere (cf. Sanquinia) a few miles North of Lorium on the via Aurelia.
Literature Andermahr: "Totus in praediis", (1998) p.422 (§470 Sanquinii, inscription indicates lands in Lorium)
Degrassi, Attilio: "Osservazioni su alcuni consoli suffetti dell'età di Augusto e di Tiberio ", in Epigraphica VIII, 1946, p.37-38 (proposes 21 or 22 AD for Maximus' 
first consulate) (ARTICLE NOT AVAILABLE). These two proposed years are repeated p.8 in his "I Fasti Consolari dell'Impero Romani" from 1952
Eck: Statthalter der germanischen Provinzen (1985) p.116 (§5 Q. Sanquinius Maximus, governor of Germ Inf, probably until his death in c.46, succeeded by 
Cn. Domitius Corbulo by 47)
Hillebrand: Vigintivirat (2006) p.130 (§15 M. Sanquinius Q.f, monet 17 BC)
Leclerc: Augustan Moneyers (2001) p.162-163 (M. Sanquinius Q-f., monet 17 BC)
Polo: Quaestorship in the Roman Republic (2019) p.307 (Q. Sanquinius Q.f., q. of uncertain date, perhaps in the 40s)
Ritterling: Fasti Deutschland (1932) p.48 (§5 Q. Sanquinius Maximus, governor of Germ Inf c.46)
Rucinski: Praefectus Urbi (2009) p.220 (§7 Q. Sanquinius Maximus, PUR 38/39 until before 47)
Rutledge: Imperial Inquisitions (2001) p.265 (§84 Sanquinius, delator in 31 vs L. Arruntius, but charge dismissed)
Syme: Augustan Aristocracy (1986) p.163 (note 58 suggests Maximus could also have been cos suff in 28, where a slot is available)
Syme, Ronald: "Personal Names in Annals I-VI", in JRS vol. 39, 1949, p.15 (also in Ten Studies p.73) (discusses the uncertain name of Sanquinius, S176)
Syme, Ronald: "Senators, Tribes and Towns", in  Historia Bd. 13, 1964 p.106-107, also Roman Papers II p.583-584 (Q. Sanquinius Q.f., S178)
Szramkiewicz: Gouverneurs Vol.2  (1972) p.436 (Q. Sanquinius Q.f., procos of unknown province)
Taylor: Voting Districts (1960/2013) p.252 (Sanquinius in tribus Stellatina)
Thomas: Roman Epistrategos (1982) p.192, 206-207 (§86 Q. Sanquinius […]inius Maximus, epistrategos in 1st century AD, possibly of Heptanomia)
Tobalina Oraa, Eva: "El cursus honorum senatorial durante la época Julio-Claudia", 2007, p.271 (prefers 21 AD for first suffect consulate for Maximus)
Wiseman: New Men (1971) p.259 (§377 Q. Sanquinius Q.f.)
Wojciech: Stadtpräfektur im Prinzipat (2010) p.261 (§5 Q. Sanquinius Maximus, PUR from 38/39 to at least 41, possibly to 43)
Changes 2022.02.16 initial version
Q. Sanquinius
S178 RE3 Laet321
Q. Sanquinius Q.f.
tribus Stel,
q, tr pl, pr, 
procos of unknown province,
late republic or early Augustus,
or elder brother of S177 ?
S177 RE2 Laet322
M. Sanquinius Q.f.
tribus Stel,
monet c.17 BC
S179 RE4 LP10-60 Laet323 S176 RE1 S180
Q. Sanquinius Maximus Sanquinius (or Sangunnius or Sangurius) Q. Sanquinius […]inius Maximus
cos I suff 21 or 22 cos II suff 39 delator vs L. Arruntius 31 epistrategus (of Heptanomia ?) 1st century
mention as consular 32 Tac. Ann. 6.7.1 possibly related to senatorial branch, 
praef urbi 38/39-(41?) ?? adopted son of cos II 39
leg Aug pro pr Germ Inf 45
† in office before 47
UNCERTAIN DATE                                                    
Sanquinia C.f.
from Caere, North of Rome,
she is the only other member of this rare gens,
Caere could thus be in tribus Stellatina