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LSA-1712 Plaque from base for statue of Lucius Publilius Celsus Patruinus, curator of Canusium. From Herdonia (Apulia et Calabria). 260-350.








PROVENANCE AND LOCATION
City: Herdonia Province: Apulia et Calabria Region: Italy south of Rome, with Sicily
Details: Found at località Santa Felicità, uncertain provenance
Current Location: Cerignola, cortile del Palazzo Cirillo (già Coccia), corso Garibaldi, n. 41
OBJECT
Object: Plaque Material: Local stone Re-Use? Unknown
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 98 Width(cm): 70 Depth(cm): 20
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
SUBJECT
Honorand: Lucius Publilius Celsus Patruinus, curator and patron of Canusium Position: Provincial City Office-Holders Gender: Male
Awarder: Council and people (ordo populusque) of Canusium Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
DATE
Earliest: 260 Latest : 350
MAIN REFERENCE
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum; , IX, 688

Chelotti, M. et alii, Le Epigrafi Romane di Canosa, Bari 1990, I, App. I,7

Silvestrini, M., Un itinerario epigrafico lungo la via Traiana. Aeca, Herdoniae, Canusium, Bari 1999, Ca 6

INSCRIPTION
Text: L(ucio) Publilio Cel/so Patruino, / consulari viro, / curatori rei p(ublicae), ob /(5) singularem iusti/tiam apstinentiam/que (sic, for ‘abstinentiamque’) pariter et hono/rificentia(m) / eius, or/do populusque Ca/nusinorum patrono. Trans: To Lucius Publilius Celsus Patruinus, of consular rank, curator of the city (res publica), on account of his unequalled justice and integrity and honour; the council (ordo) and people of Canusium [set this up] to [their] patron.
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