Titus Sextius Cornelius Africanus

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Titus Sextius Cornelius Africanus, also known as Titus Sextius Africanus, [1] was a Roman Senator who lived in the Roman Empire in the second half of the 1st century and first half of the 2nd century. He served as an ordinary consul in 112 as the colleague of emperor Trajan. [2]


Africanus was a member of the Roman Republican gens Sextia. He was the son of Titus Sextius Magius Lateranus, ordinary consul in 94, [3] and his wife Volusia Torquata.


Africanus married a Roman noblewoman from the gens Vibia, and their children are known to include:

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  1. article of Trajan at livius.org
  2. Bennett, Trajan: Optimus Princeps: a Life and Times, p. 183
  3. 1 2 Biographischer Index der Antike, p. 864
  4. Mennen, Power and Status of the Roman Empire, AD 193-284, p. 200


Political offices
Preceded by
Lucius Octavius Crassus,
and Publius Coelius Apollinaris

as Suffect consuls
Consul of the Roman Empire
with Trajan IV,
followed by Marcus Licinius Ruso
Succeeded by
Gnaeus Pinarius Cornelius Severus,
and Lucius Mummius Niger Quintus Valerius Vegetus

as Suffect consuls