Description: On the reverse face of 476. Marble
surviving fragment: w:
0.23 x h:
0.19 x d:
Text: Inscribed on one face, within a moulded panel: on the surviving fragment the die is w: 0.14 x h: 0.17.
Letters: Fourth century CE capitals: 0.035.
Date: Earlier fourth century (prosopography)
5-6: filio / ac colleg(a)e IRT, 1952
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
(scil. In honour) of Heraclius. To a most worthy citizen, a most innocent youth, Titus Flavius Vibianus Junior, pontifex (priest), duumvir, son and colleague of Titus Flavius Frontinus Heraclius, presenting when still a child, the kinds of delightful shows, no less than his father; set up by the vote of the people and decree of the city council.
Translation source: Tantillo-Bigi, 2010
Heraclius! Degnissimo principalis, giovane innocentissimo, a Titus Flavius Vibianus iunior, pontefice, duoviro, figlio e collega di Titus Flavius Frontinus Heraclius, che negli anni della prima gioventu ha offerto, contribuendo in parti eguali (col padre), (diversi) tipi di spettacoli, per desiderio di suo padre, per suffragio del popolo e per decreto dell’ordine.
Translation source: LSA, 2012
Statue of Heraclius. To the most worthy principalis, most blameless boy, Titus Flavius Vibianus the younger, priest, duovir, son and colleague of Titus Flavius Frontinus Heraclius; who, while still a young man, displayed delightful spectacles [contributing] in equal part [with his father]; through the zeal of his father, by acclamation of the people, and by decree of the council (ordo) [this was set up].
Bibliography: CIL VIII, 1881 14, with CIL VIII suppl.1, 1891. 10994; CIL VIII, suppl.4, 1916 22673; see also 10994; IRT, 1952, 595, whence IRT, 2009, 595; Lower left corner published as IRT, 1952, 652, whence IRT, 2009, 652; Assembled, with a further fragment found in 2005, Tantillo-Bigi, 2010, 55, whence LSA, 2012, 2201 (Tantillo and Bigi), EDH (Bigi, 2014) 059370; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.