WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0766. Acclamation

Description: Rectangular base (w: 0.68 x h: 0.32 x d: 0.56) of grey limestone. There is a formal spray roughly incised at either end of line 1.
Text: Inscribed on one face, within a narrow moulded border.
Letters: Late form of Rustic capitals, 0.08-0.10

Date: Third to fourth century (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Decumanus maximus; Regio III, ins.6, beside the .
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Bonis bene
quia mali non sunt



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

For the good (scil. may?) it be well, since they are not bad.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 766, whence IRT, 2009, 766, whence EDH 059614; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CLM 580)