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LSA-2159 Base for statue of Theodosius I, emperor. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). 379-395.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum. In front of southern colonnade.
Current Location: Where found
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 110 Width(cm): 82 Depth(cm): 82
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Theodosius I Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: Council (ordo) of Leptis Magna Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 379 Latest : 395
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 335-6, no. 13, figs. 8.6, 10.14-15, pl. VI

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. 477

Text: Propagatori Rom[ani] / orbis et status publ[i]c[i] / conservatori, / dom(ino) n(ostro) Fl(avio) Theodosio, /(5) pio et felici semper / Aug(usto); ordo Lepcimag(nensis) / numini eius devo/tus posuit. Trans: To the extender of the Roman world and preserver of the state (status publici), our lord Flavius Theodosius, pious and fortunate, forever Augustus. The council (ordo) of Lepcis Magna, devoted to his divine spirit and majesty, set [this] up.