A distinguished general of Octavianus (Augustus) commanding his land forces at the battle of
Actium (B.C. 31). Two years later he routed the Cantabri, Astures, and Vaccaei in Spain. He
was consul in B.C. 26, and praefectus urbi
in 16, during the absence of
Augustus from Rome. An amphitheatre of stone was built by him in the year 30. (See App.
v. 97-118; Tac. Ann. vi.
; Dio Cass. xlix. 14; li. 20; liv. 19.)