20. SEX. POMPEIUS
SEX. F. son of No. 19. was consul A. D. 14, with Sex. Appleius, in which year the emperor Augustus died.
These consuls were the first to render homage to Tiberius (D. C. 56.29
; Tac. Ann. 1. 7
; Suet. Aug. 100
; Vell. 2.123
). Sex Pompeius seems to have been a patron of literature. Ovid addressed him several letters during his exile (ex Pont.
4.1. 4, 5. 15); and it was probably this same Sex. Pompeius, whom the writer Valerius Maximus accompanied to Asia, and of whom he speaks as his Alexander
. (V. Max. 2.6.8
. extern. § 2.)