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LSA-2168 Base for statue of Tiberius Claudius Aurelius Aristobulus, governor of Africa, patron of Lepcis (later used for Theodosius I, LSA-2159). Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). 290-294.

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: Tiberius Claudius Aurelius Aristobulus, governor of Africa Position: Provincial Governors Gender: Male
Awarder: People of Lepcis (Lepcimagnenses) by decree of the council (ordo) Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 290 Latest : 294
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 349-350, no. 22, figs. 8.6, 10.26, 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. 522

Text: [- - - - - -?] / [T. Cl]audio A[ur(elio) Aristobulo], / [v(iro) c(larissimo)], proconsuli pr[ovinc]iae / [Afr]icae, omnium virtutum /(4) viro, innocentis integri/tatis, vicoratae (sic) lenitatis, / sublimis moderationis, / laudavilis(!) iustitiae, / Lepcimagnenses ex de/creto ordinis patrono /(10) perpetuo.
Trans: To Tiberius Claudius Aurelius Aristobulus, of clarissimus rank, governor (proconsul) of the province of Africa, a man of all virtues, of blameless integrity, of vigorous mildness, of sublime moderation, and of laudible justice. The people of Lepcis Magna (Lepcimagnenses) [set this up] by decree of the city council (ordo), to their perpetual patron.