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LSA-2873 Base for statue of Galerius, emperor. Seleucia ad Calycadnum (Isauria). 305-311








PROVENANCE AND LOCATION
City: Seleucia ad Calycadnum Province: Isauria Region: Asia Minor
Details: Found in Schoolyard of Silifke Primary School (Cumhuriyet ─░lkokulu), in or shortly before 1962
Current Location: Silifke Museum (without published inv. no.)
OBJECT
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 111 Width(cm): Depth(cm):
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
SUBJECT
Honorand: Galerius Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: Flavius Severianus Position: Provincial Governors
DATE
Earliest: 305 Latest : 311
MAIN REFERENCE
L'Année épigraphique, , 1972, 652

Bean, G.E. and T.B. Mitford, Journeys in Rough Cilicia 1964-1968 (Ergänzungsbände zu den Tituli Asiae Minoris Nr. 3), Vienna 1970, 196-7 no. 217

INSCRIPTION
Text: <H>umani(ssimo) potentissi-/mo adque(sic) piissimo / vere victori <omni>umque / clementissimo, / (5) d(omino) n(ostro) G(aio) Valerio / Maximiano ,p(io), f(elici) Aug(usto); / Fl(avius) Severianus ,v(ir) p(erfectissimus), / praes(es) Is(auriae), numini eius / semper dedicatus.
Trans: To the most humane, most powerful, and truly most pious, victor and most clement of all, our lord Caius Valerius Maximianus, pious, fortunate Augustus; Flavius Severianus, of perfectissimus rank, governor (praeses) of Isauria [set this up], always dedicated to his divine spirit.
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