Rufius Magnus Faustus Avienus

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Rufius Magnus Faustus Avienus was a politician of the Western Roman Empire. He was appointed consul for 502 with Flavius Probus as his colleague.

His father was Flavius Anicius Probus Faustus, who was the leading supporter of Pope Symmachus in the Laurentian schism, and his brother was Flavius Ennodius Messala one of the consuls for 506.[1] Avienus was later Praetorian prefect of Italy (527–528).


  1. Jeffrey Richards, The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (London:Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979), p. 79
Political offices
Preceded by
Consul of the Roman Empire
with Flavius Probus
Succeeded by
Volusianus ,