b. ca. AD 345;
d. after AD 402;
held high priestly offices (Pontifex maior, Proconsul in Africa 373, Praefectus urbi 384–385 Consul 391); known as the most important orator of his time, he was the champion of the pagan senate against the Christian emperors.
His work consists of three groups: Epistulae, Orationes, and Relationes.