A conspiracy headed by the patrician Arsaber had a similar issue.
In 467 the emperor Anthemius rewarded him for the panegyric which he had written in honour of him by raising him to the post of prefect of Rome, and afterwards to the dignity of a patrician and senator.
That union would answer rather to the union of the three patrician tribes of Rome.
The patrician stood for the consuls.
PHILIPPICUS, East Roman emperor, 711-713, was the son of the patrician Nicephorus, and became distinguished as a soldier under Justinian II.