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LSA-2875 Base for statue of Constantine, emperor, probably replacing one of Licinius, emperor. Seleucia ad Calycadnum (Isauria). 324-37

City: Seleucia ad Calycadnum Province: Isauria Region: Asia Minor
Details: Found on the market place of Silifke in 1974
Current Location: Silifke museum (without published inv. no.
Object: Base, for bronze statue Material: Local stone Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 111 Width(cm): 84 Depth(cm): 66
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Constantine I, earlier probably Licinius Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: Aurelius Fortunatus Position: Provincial Governors
Earliest: 308 Latest : 337
L'Année épigraphique, , 1978, 816

Dagron, G. & D. Feissel, Inscriptions de Cilicie (Travaux et Mémoires du Centre de Recherche d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance, 4), Paris 1987, 22 no. 4

Text: Domino ac prin/cipi nostro, be/atissimo Aug(usto) / Fl(avium) Constantinum;/ (5) Aur(elius) Fortunatus, v(ir) p(erfectissimus), / pr(aeses) pr(ovinciae) Is(auriae), d(evotus) n(umini) m(aiestati)q(ue) / eius.
Trans: To our lord and emperor, the most blessed Augustus Flavius Constantinus; Aurelius Fortunatus, of perfectissimus rank, governor (praeses) of the province of Isauria, devoted to his divine spirit and majesty [set this up].