previous next

Varus, Alfēnus


A Roman jurist, the Alfenus vafer of Horace, was a native of Cremona, where he carried on the trade of a barber or a cobbler. Having come to Rome, he became a pupil of Servius Sulpicius, attained the dignity of the consulship, and was honoured with a public funeral.


A general of Vitellius in the Civil War of A.D. 60.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: