Aelian

Aelian or Aelianus may refer to:

*Aelianus Tacticus, Greek military writer of the 2nd century, who lived in Rome
*Casperius Aelianus, Praetorian Prefect, executed by Trajan
*Claudius Aelianus, Roman teacher and historian of the 3rd century, who wrote in Greek
*Lucius Aelianus, one of the thirty tyrants under the Roman empire
*Aelianus Meccius, ancient Greek physician, tutor of Galen
*Tiberius Plautius Silvanus Aelianus, adopted nephew of Plautia Urgulanilla, first wife of Claudius; consul 45 and 74 AD
*Aelianus (rebel), leader of the Bagaudae peasant rebels


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