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LSA-2157 Base for statue of Gratian, emperor. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). 367-383.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum, eastern side
Current Location: Where found
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 86 Width(cm): 60 Depth(cm): 71
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Gratian Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: People of Lepcis (Leptitani) Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 367 Latest : 383
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 332-4, no. 11, fig. 10.13, pl. V

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. 474

Text: Domin[o nostro] / Gratiano, pio, [fel(ici)], / victori ac tr[ium]/fatori, semper A[ug(usto)]; /(5) Leptitani de[voti] / numini mai[esta]/tique eius.
Trans: To our lord Gratian, pious, fortunate. victorious and triumphant, forever Augustus. The people of Lepcis (Leptitani), devoted to his divine spirit and majesty, [set this up].