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LSA-1438 Lost base for statue of Iulius Agrius Tarrutenius Marcianus, prefect of the City. Rome. 430-450.








PROVENANCE AND LOCATION
City: Roma Province: Roma Region: Rome (including Ostia and Portus)
Details: Aventine, at Orto di S. Alessio
Current Location: Lost
OBJECT
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Unknown
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): Width(cm): Depth(cm):
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
SUBJECT
Honorand: Iulius Agrius Tarrutenius Marcianus, prefect of the City Position: Prefects of Rome or Constantinople Gender: Male
Awarder: Senate, with the consent of the emperor Position: Senate and People of Rome
DATE
Earliest: 430 Latest : 450
MAIN REFERENCE
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum; , VI, 1735 (+p. 4747)

INSCRIPTION
Text: Iulii A[grii Tarrutenii M]arciani, v(iri) c(larissimi). / Iulio Agrio Tarrutenio Marciano, v(iro) c(larissimo) et inl(ustrissimo), / nobilitate, iustitia, eloquentia et auctorit[ate] / conspicuo et a primo aetatis flore /(5) probato, quaest(ori) kandidato, pr(aetori) [kand(idato)], / consul(ari) Siciliae, procons(uli) Orient[is], / legato amplissimi ordinis terti[um, praef(ecto)] / urbi iudici sacrarum cogniti[onum] / iterum. Ob egregia eius in se me[rita], /(10) quod illis summus in curiis loc[o iudicioq(ue)] / per annos triginta sententia [pariter ac] / vetustate praelucet eique en[ixo studio] / honesta seu iusta consent[i adsentiunt omnes], / nobilissimus ordo, consen[su principis], /(15) statuam ob merita eius perpetua aetate v[enerandam decrevit] / primus agens cum suis [---].
Trans: (Statue) of Iulius Agrius Tarrutenius Marcianus, of clarissimus rank. To Iulius Agrius Tarrutenius Marcianus, of clarissimus and illustrious rank, remarkable for his nobility, justice, eloquence, and authority, and tested at the first bloom of maturity, quaestor (quaestor candidatus), praetor (praetor candidatus), governor (consularis) of Sicily, governor (proconsul) of the East, legate of the most important order [Senate] three times, prefect of the City, and judge in the imperial court of appeal for the second time. On account of his outstanding merits towards itself [ie, the senate], since he shined at the top in the equality and antiquity of his ruling in these courts and in this place for judgement for thirty years, and all men of the senate acknowledged the honesty and even justness of his earnest zeal, the most noble order with the consent of the prince decreed a statue to honour his merits for all time. Acting as first man with his....
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