a jurist, is probably the same person who was praefectts praetorio under Commodus (Lamprid. Conommod.
4 ; D. C. 72.5
), and was put to death by the emperor on a charge of treason. he was the anthor of a work in four books, entitled De Re Militari
from which there are two excerpts in the Digest.
He is also mentioned by Vegetius (De Re Militari,
1.8), who calls him "Diligenltissinus assertor juris mlilitaris." Paternts is cited by Macer (Dig. 49
. tit. 16. s. 7), who wrote under Alexander Severus.