2. L. Aelius
Lamia, the son of the preceding, and the friend of Horace, was consul in A. D. 3.
He was appointed by Tiberius governor of Syria, but was never allowed to enter upon the administration of his province. On the death of L. Piso in A. D. 32, Lamia succeeded him in the office of praefectus urbi, but he died in the following year, A. D. 33, and was honoured with a censor's funeral. (D. C. 58.19
; Tac. Ann. 6.27
.) Two of Horace's odes are addressed to him. (Carm.