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FLACCUS, L. POMPONIUS:

Roman governor of Syria (32-35?); no particulars concerning his life are known. When Agrippa (afterward King Agrippa I.), while poor and suffering, was insulted by his brother-in-law Herod Antipas, he applied to Flaccus, with whom he had formed a friendship at Rome.

Bibliography:
  • Grätz, Gesch. 4th ed., iii. 319;
  • Schürer, Gesch. 3d ed., i. 551;
  • Prosopographia Imperii Romani, iii. 76.
G. S. Kr.
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