About Rubellius Blandus
Rubellius Blandus: From his grandfather Seneca says he was the first Roman knight, which taught rhetoric in Rome.Rubellius Blandus was a Roman, native of Tibur (Tivoli, Italy). He was the first Equestrian of Ancient Rome to teach rhetoric and thus made it more respectable . He was the teacher of Papirius Fabianus, who was in turn the teacher of Seneca the Younger. His grandson Gaius Rubellius Blandus was a suffect consul of 18 His father, Caius Rubellius Blandus was triumvir monetalis under Augustus.