Created: 19th November 2020
Update:  24th Novemmber 2020
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis:       Senatorial:      Eques Romanus:      Local magistrate:  
Republican Family / Cognomen n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular Attalus Paterculianus, 
Senatorial Attalus, Attalus Paterculianus, Diogenes, 
Equestrian n/a
Equestrian (mil) n/a
Local magistrat. Attalus, Attalus Melior, Diogenes, Dometunus, 
Uncertain n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 0
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) 2 incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Included are persons from (1) Aphrodisias in Caria in Asia Minor, (2) Pergamum,  the Paterculiani, but possibly from Aphrodisias, (3) Laodicea and (4) Ephesus.
MAMA =  Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua, I.Eph. = Die Inschriften von Ephesos (8 vols; IK 11.1-17.4; Bonn, 1979-1984)
Literature Campanile, I sacerdoti, 1994,  p.40-41 (§15 Ti. Claudius Diogenes, archereus c.50 AD), p.60 (§40 L. Antonius Claudius Dometinus Diogenes)
p.129 (§146 Ti. CIaudius Attalus Melior Cle[.. .], archiereus 198/210), 
Friesen, Steven J. : "Twice Neokoros : Ephesus, Asia, and the cult of the Flavian imperial family",  Leiden, (1993), p.193-201 , 
(180/220 Claudius Diogenes;  198-210 Ti. CI. Attalos Melior Cle[.. .]); p.182 (High Priest of Asia 193-211 L. Ant. CI. Dometinus 
Diogenes I; 193-211 L. Ant. CI. Dometinus Diogenes II)
Hächler: Kontinuität und Wandel (2019) p.359 (§79 Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterclianus, C795, leg Aug pro pr Pontus et Bithynia 243/4-244/5)
Haensch, Rudolf and Weiss, Peter: "Gewichte mit Nennung von Statthaltern von Pontus et Bithynia", in Chiron 35, 2005, p.467-469 ('Ti. Claudius Attalus 
Paterclianus, governor 244-245; cf AE 2005: 1433)
Halfmann: Senatoren (1979) p.196-196 (§125 Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus, C795, he dates his Thracian governorship to 193, when he was expelled from the senate)
Halfmann, Helmut: “Die Senatoren aus den kleinasiatischen Provinzen des Römischen Reiches vom 1. bis 3. Jahrhundert (Asia, Pontus­Bithynia, Lycia­Pamphylia, 
Galatia, Cappadocia, Cilicia) , in Epigrafia e ordine senatorio, Tituli 5 1982, p.603-650 NOT AVAILABLE TO ME
Horster, Marietta: "Statthalter von Thrakien unter Commodus", in ZPE Bd. 147 (2004), p.247-258 (dates based on coinage Attalus' (C795) tenure of
Thracia to c.181-183/184, and not the late years of Commodus; cf AE2004-1292)
Hussein: Power and Identity in Roman Cyprus (2014) p.64 (§28 Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterclianus, procos 217/218 (or 218/219?)
C. P. Jones: "Prosopographical Notes on the Second Sophistic" in Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies vol. 21, 1980, p.374-377  (he refutes the 
earlier theory that P.  Claudius Attalus was Attalus the son of the sophist Polemon)
Kirbihler, Francois: "Les grands-prêtres d'Éphèse: aspects institutionnels et sociaux de l'asiarchie", in (edit) Athanasios D. Rizakis and Francesco Camia: "Pathways to Power
Civic Elites in the Eastern Part of the Roman Empire", Athens, 2008, p.107-150, p.115, 129 (§61 Ti. Claudius Attalus (Melior Cle[...])
Leunissen: Konsuln (1989) p.169,  261, 368 (C. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus, C800, cos suff under Septimius Severus or Caracalla, probably son of C795)
p.202, 290-291, 300 403 (Ti.  Claudius Attalus Paterculianus, C795), p.298 (Cl. Attalus procos Creta et Cyrene, Leunissen doubts he is identical to C795)
Mitford: Roman Cyprus (1980) p.1304 (§52 Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterclianus, procos 218/219)
Remy: Carrieres Senatoriales Anatolie (1989) p.112-113 (§82 C. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus, leg Aug pro pr Pontus et Bithynia 193/214)
Rossner: Asiarchen und Archiereis (1974), p.122 (L. Antonius Claudius Dometinus Diogenes under Septimius Severus), 
Stein: Thracia (1920) p.38-39 (§29 Claudius Attalus, governor of Thracia under Commodus)
Swain, Simon: "Arrian the Epic Poet", in The Journal of Hellenic Studies Vol. 111 (1991), p.211-214 (argues that C. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus
is the son of Tiberius Paterculianus and cannot have been cos suff under Septimius Severus, but more likely under Severus Alexander)
Changes 2020.11.19 initial version
2020.11.24 update to entry of Camponile: I Sacerdoti; added references to stemma with Camxx
son of Diogenes
or son of Attalos (MAMA VIII 450)
Diogenes       Attalos
Aphrodisias in Caria priest of Aphrodite, stephanephoros
† under Tiberius
~ Attalis ~ Attalis Apphion, † under Flavians
priestess of Aphrodite
  dt of Menekrates
Ti. Claudius Diogenes
archiereus of Asia
1st century
  SEG37-961 I.Ephesos II 278
  P. Claudius Dionysius Aelianus Ti. Claudius Melior
  mention 128/129  âργεπιστάτης in 130/1
  C797 RE Attalos22  
Ti. Claudius Hermia Dometinus P. Claudius Attalus (Philadelphus ?)  
stephanephorus of Aphrodisias in Caria citizen of Laodicea in Phrygia and Smyrna,  
archiereus and benefactor at Laodicea,   
coins 139/144 sophist  
  C853 Cam40 AE1960-262 Okon280 Bar140 LP38-58 C795 RE65 Okon285 Bar140/994 LP22-40 32-30 AE1999-1508
ignotus       L. Antonius Claudius Dometinus Diogenes Cl(audius) Attalus Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus Ti. CIaudius Attalus Melior Cle[.. .]
from Aphrodisias in Caria, from Aphrodisias in Caria from Pergamum but could be Aphrodisias archiereus at Ephesus,
archiereus of Asia 193/211 leg pro pr Creta-Cyrene leg Aug pro pr Thracia c.181-183/4 Asiarch and Prytanis 198/210
7 times stephanephoros, the 7th  post mortem ?? = C795 expelled from senate by Severus 193/194 grammateus of the demos,
gymnasiarch for life, nomothetes possibly in the 170s added to senate by Caracalla 211/217 Campanile 1994 p. 129 n°146
  procos Cyprus 217/218 cos suff ? (not attested)
  † 218/222 exc by Elagabal, 
C1071 RE403 C796 RE66 Okon281 Bar139 C851 RE131 Okon300 Bar151 C798 RE68 Okon282 Bar141 C800 RE70 Okon284 Bar142 LP27-58
Claudia Antonia Tatiana L. or Ti. Claudius Attalus Ti.? Claudius Diogenes Ti. Cl(audius) Attalus C. Claudius Attalus Paterculianus
niece of C853 from Aphrodisias in Caria from Aphrodisias in Caria from Aphrodisias in Caria from Pergamum (or Aphrodisias)
consobrinus of C796 and C851 asiarch of Asia Συνκλητικός (senator) ? = C796 cos suff under Septimius Severus or Caracalla,
bured at Ephesus senator and benefactor Συνκλητικός (senator) or even early Severus Alexander
Συνκλητικός et εεργέτης leg Aug pro pr Pontus et Bithynia 193/214
? = Attalus, patron of Arrian the poet
  Okon286 LP27-53a3
Ti. Claudius Antonius Ti. Claudius Attalus Paterclianus 
Diogenes Attalus AE2005-1433 AE1993-1442
cos suff
leg Aug pro pr Pontus et Bithynia 243/4-244/5
UNCERTAIN DATE                                                                  
Cl(audius) Attalus : 
procos an inc,