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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0367. Dedication to Ceionius Commodus

Description: Fragment from the left-hand side of a marble panel (approx. w: 0.18 x h: 0.32).
Text: Inscribed within a moulded border.
Letters: Slender capitals, of a form unusual at Lepcis: line 1, 0.07; line 2, 0.04.

Date: CE 136-138 (prosopography)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: , Forum Severianum.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: One of the tabernae of the East Portico of the Forum Severianum.


L(ucio) Aelio C[aesari ---]
Aug(usti) f(ilio) [---]



1: T(ito) Aelio H[adriano IRT, 1952 : the text was misread from a drawing.

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Lucius Aelius Caesar, son of Augustus [---]


Ceionius Commodus, Caesar from 136 to 138: : PIR C 0605; https://pir.bbaw.de/id/3863

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo 29.10.26; IRT, 1952, 367; revised Reynolds, 1955 129 whence AE 1957.234, IRT, 2009, 367, whence EDH 017441


None available (2021).