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LSA-1623 Base for statue of Lucius Tiberius Maefanas Basilius, local notable and defensor. Clusium (Tuscia et Umbria). Early fourth century.

City: Clusium Province: Tuscia et Umbria Region: Italy north of Rome, with Corsica and Sardinia
Details: Found on road leading to 'upper part' of town
Current Location: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): Width(cm): Depth(cm):
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Lucius Tiberius Maefanates Basilius, defensor of Clusium Position: Provincial City Office-Holders Gender: Male
Awarder: City of Clusium Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 300 Latest : 337
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum; , XI, 2115

Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae, , 6611

Text: Hon(orii). / L(ucio) Tiberio Maefanati Basi/lio, v(iro) e(gregio), ex praetoribus XV pop(ulorum), / defensori ordinis et civium, /(5) decuriali urbis aeternae, / ob hoc quod fide cives suos / populumq(ue) Clusinum integritate / gubernarit, amore dilexerit, /(9) largitate sublebarit, humani/tate foverit, pro merito ergo benefi/ciorum universi statuam lae/tantes votis omnibus obtulerunt.

Trans: [Statue] of Honorius. To Lucius Tiberius Maefanas Basilius, of egregius rank, former praetor of the Fifteen Peoples, defensor of the council and citizens, decurialis of the eternal City; because he governed faithfully and with integrity his citizens and the people of Clusium, cherished them with love, raised them through [his] generosity, [and] fostered them with his kindness. And so, as a reward for his good deeds, everyone, at the urgent request of all, have offered [this statue].