Inscription Database

Votive inscription from Camboglanna – Castlesteads (Britannia)

Canonical URI:
https://edh.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/edh/inschrift/HD051022 (Last Updates: 2017-02-17, Cowey)

Transcription Majuscle
I(ovi) O(ptimo) M(aximo) I O M
[c]oh(ors) I[I] Tung(rorum) [m]- [ ]OH I[ ] TVNG [ ]
il(liaria) eq(uitata) c(ivium) l(iberorum?) cu[i pr]- IL EQ C L CV[ ]
aees[t] Aure[lius] AEES[ ] AVRE[ ]
Optatus p[raef(ectus)] OPTATVS P[ ]
Tun(grorum) instan[te] TVN INSTAN[ ]
Mes(sio) Opse[quente](!) MES OPSE[ ]
princ[ipe] PRINC[ ]
Chronological Data:
171 AD – 300 AD
Literature:
  • CIL 07, 00880. (B)
  • RIB 1982. (B)
  • J. Spaul, Cohors┬▓. The evidence for and a short history of the auxiliary infantry units of the imperial Roman army (Oxford 2000) 228-230.
  • J.C. Coulston - E.J. Phillips, Hadrian's Wall west of the North Tyne, and Carlisle, CSIR Great Britain 1, 6 (Oxford 1988) 22, Nr. 56; Pl. 16, 56.

Find circumstances / present location

province:
country:
United Kingdom
ancient find spot:
Camboglanna
modern find spot:
find spot:
modern region:
Cumbria
year of find:
before 1607
present location:
verschollen

Type of inscription / language

type of inscription:
votive inscription
language:
Latin

Type of monument

type of monument:
altar
material:
Sandstein
decoration:
present

Historical relevant data

religion:
names of pagan deities
military:
present
geography:
present

Commentary

 
Auf der linken Nebenseite ein Blitzb├╝ndel. (B): CIL VII; RIB: kleinere Abweichungen in der Textwiedergabe.

People

Person 1
Name:
Aure[lius] Optatus
Nomen:
Aurelius+
Cognomen:
Optatus
gender:
male
Status:
equestrian order
Person 2
Name:
Mes. Opse[quente](!)
Nomen:
Messius*
Cognomen:
Opsequens+ (= Obsequens+)
gender:
male
Status:
military personnel

General Data

HD-Nr:
HD051022
Work Status:
checked with drawing
Last Update:
2017-02-17 by Cowey
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