- Marcus Livius Drusus (consul 15 BC)
Marcus Livius Drusus (flourished 1st century BC) was the son of
praetor Marcus Livius Drusus Claudianusand Aufidia. His sister was the first Roman Empress LiviaDrusilla, brother-in-law to first Roman Emperor Augustus; and a maternal uncle to Roman Emperor Tiberiusand General Nero Claudius Drusus.
His adopted paternal grandfather was the
tribuneMarcus Livius Drusus, while his adoptive paternal grandmother is unknown. His maternal grandmother is unknown, while his maternal grandfather was the Roman Magistrate Marcus Aufidius Lurco. He was the namesake of father’s adoptive name and adoptive paternal grandfather and has the Praenomenof both grandfathers.
Very little is known on his life. Livius Drusus served as an
aedilein 28 BC, shortly before the Pantheon in Romewas completed. He served as a consul in 15 BC. Historian Pliny the Elder(H.N. xxxvi. 15. s. 24), mentions him among those in Rome, who hosted the Secular Games, during Augustus’ reign.
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