Rufius Magnus Faustus Avienus
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. Avienus was later Praetorian prefect of Italy (527–528).
- Jeffrey Richards, The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (London:Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979), p. 79
|Consul of the Roman Empire
with Flavius Probus
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