Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Quintus Marcius Barea Soranus was a Roman Senator in the 1st century. Soranus was from the gens Marcius. He was the son of Quintus Marcius Barea, who was Suffect Consul in 26 and was twice Proconsul of the Africa Province. Barea during his time in Africa was based in Leptis Magna. Barea was an influential person in the African Province and had dedicated a temple in Leptis Magna, to the â€˜Dei Augustiâ€™ or â€˜The August Godsâ€™. Throughout the province, Barea has left various inscriptions. His brother the Roman Senator, Quintus Marcius Barea Sura was a friend to the future Roman Emperor Vespasian. His nieces was Marcia (mother of Ulpia Marciana and future Roman Emperor Trajan) and Marcia Furnilla (second wife of the future Roman Emperor Titus). Soranus was born and raised in Rome and while growing up he was tutored by Publius Egnatius Celer of Berytus. His daughter Marcia Servilia Sorana, with whom he had a loving relationship, later married Roman Senator Annius Pollio.