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LSA-2149 Base for statues of Constantius I and Galerius, emperors. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). 305-306.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum, eastern portico, in front of the exedra that leads to the Basilica
Current Location: in situ
Object: Base Material: Local stone Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 108 Width(cm): 212 Depth(cm): 96
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Constantius I and Galerius Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: The people of Lepcis (Lepcitani) Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 305 Latest : 306
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 317-320, no. 3, figs. 7.23, 8.13, 10.3-4

Lepelley, C., Les cités de l’Afrique romaine au Bas-Empire, I-II, Paris 1979-1981, vol. II p. 341 with n. 26

Reynolds, J. M. & J. B. Ward-Perkins, The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania. In collaboration with S. Aurigemma, R. Bartoccini, G. Caputo, R. Goodchild, P. Romanelli, Roma 1952, no. 462

Text: Fortissimis et invictissimis imperatoribus, / dd(ominis) nn(ostris) M(arco) Flavio Valerio Constantio, p(io), f(elici), invicto Aug(usto), et / [[[C(aio) Galerio Va]lerio Maximia[no, pio, fel(ici), invi]cto [A]ug(usto)]], / Lepcitani, devoti numini maiestatique eorum, / publice.
Trans: To the most powerful and most unconquered emperors, our lords Marcus Flavius Valerius Constantius, pious, fortunate, unconquered Augustus, and Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus, pious, fortunate, unconquered Augustus; the people of Lepcis (Lepcitani), devoted to their divine spirit and majesty, [set this up] with public funds.