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LSA-2189 Base for statue of Publicius Valerianus Inachius, former governor of Tripolitania, patron of Lepcis. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). Fourth century.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum, eastern colonnade
Current Location: Where found
Object: Base Material: Local stone Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 102 Width(cm): 49 Depth(cm): 50
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Publicius Valerianus Inachius, former governor of Tripolitania Position: Provincial Governors Gender: Male
Awarder: People of Lepcis (Lepcimagnenses) Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 300 Latest : 400
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 398-9, no. 43, fig. 10.50, pl. XV

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. 576

Text: Inachii. / Omnium / virtutum / viro, Publicio /(5) Valeriano v(iro) p(erfectissimo), / ex praesidibus, / singularis inte/gritatis et mode/rationis, Lepci/magnenses pa/trono prae[stan]/tiss(imo) posuerunt.
Trans: (Statue of) Inachius. To a man of all virtues, Publicius Valerianus, of perfectissimus rank, former governor (ex praesidibus), of singular integrity and moderation. The people of Lepcis Magna (Lepcimagnenses) set this up to their most outstanding patron.