a jurist, contemporary with Justinian, by whom he is named in terms of high commendation in the 82nd Novell, on account of the excellent discharge of his legal duties as the assessor of Marcellus. On his appointment, A. D. 539, as communis omnium,
or major judex,
with jurisdiction next to the emperor's praefects (ἄρχοντες
), he is said by Justinian to have acquired a high character, not only legal, but general.
He was previously ad vocates fisci,
an office to which was attached the title spectabilis.
His name appears as consul A. D. 539.