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LSA-2201 Base for statue of Titus Flavius Vibianus iunior, priest and duovir (later re-used for LSA-2158). Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). Earlier fourth century.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum
Current Location: Mainly lost; two fragments preserved in the Lepcis museum, storerooms
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? No
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 120 Width(cm): 23 Depth(cm): 47
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Titus Flavius Vibianus iunior, priest and duovir Position: Civic Office-Holders Gender: Male
Awarder: People (populus) and council (ordo) of Lepcis Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 300 Latest : 350
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 420-422, no. 55, figs. 10.62-63

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. 595=652

Text: Heraclii. / Dignissimo principali, / innocentissimo puero, / T(ito) Flavio Vibiano iuniori, /(5) pontifici, du(u)mviro, filio ac / collegae T(iti) Flavi Frontini / Heraclii, in parvulis annis / exhibenti aequaliter / voluptatum genera, patris /(10) sui studiis, populi sufragio / et decreto ordinis.

Trans: Statue of Heraclius. To the most worthy principalis, most blameless boy, Titus Flavius Vibianus the younger, priest, duovir, son and colleague of Titus Flavius Frontinus Heraclius; who, while still a young man, displayed delightful spectacles [contributing] in equal part [with his father]; through the zeal of his father, by acclamation of the people, and by decree of the council (ordo) [this was set up].