Inscription Database

Honorific inscription from Lepcis Magna – Al Khums (Africa Proconsularis)

Canonical URI:
https://edh.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/edh/inschrift/HD059374 (Last Updates: 2014-05-21, Bigi)

Transcription Majuscle
Ortygii ORTYGII
 
Florentissimis saeculis FLORENTISSIMIS SAECVLIS
dd(ominorum) nn(ostrorum) Honori et Theodosii DD NN HONORI ET THEODOSII
p(er)p(etuorum) semper Augustorum PP SEMPER AVGVSTORVM
Fl(avio) Ortygio v(iro) c(larissimo) sp(ectabili) p(rimi) o(rdinis) com(iti) et duci p(rovinciae) T(ripolitanae) FL ORTYGIO V C SP P O COM ET DVCI P T
ob insignia meritorum et labore(m) OB INSIGNIA MERITORVM ET LABORE
fidemque exhibitam FIDEMQVE EXHIBITAM
Austurianorum rabia(!) repraessa(!) AVSTVRIANORVM RABIA REPRAESSA
ordo splendidissimus et populus ORDO SPLENDIDISSIMVS ET POPVLVS
Lepcimag(nensis) civita[t]is conlocavit LEPCIMAG CIVITA[ ]IS CONLOCAVIT
Chronological Data:
408 AD – 423 AD
Literature:
  • IRT 480.
  • I. Tantillo - F. Bigi (Hrsg.), Leptis Magna. Una citt√† e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana (Cassino 2010) 370 u. 371, Nr. 31; tav. 10; fig. 10.36 (Zeichnung).
  • PLRE 2, Ortygius.

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Find circumstances / present location

province:
country:
Libya
ancient find spot:
Lepcis Magna
modern find spot:
Al Khums
find spot:
modern region:

Type of inscription / language

type of inscription:
honorific inscription
language:
Latin

Type of monument

type of monument:
base
material:
Kalkstein
height:
120 cm
width:
56 cm
depth:
56 cm
letter size:
3.5 cm

Palaeography

punctuation:
hederae

Historical relevant data

geography:
present
social / economic / legal history:
present

Commentary

 
Interpunktion: hedera und Palmette. IRT 480 is carved on the right side; the original text on the front is erased.

People

Person 1
Name:
Honori
Cognomen:
Honorius
gender:
male
Status:
emperor / imperial household
External IDs:
Person 2
Name:
Theodosii
Cognomen:
Theodosius
gender:
male
Status:
emperor / imperial household
Person 3
Name:
Ortygii Fl. Ortygio
Nomen:
Flavius*
Cognomen:
Ortygius
Supernomen:
Ortygius
gender:
male
Status:
senatorial order

General Data

HD-Nr:
HD059374
Work Status:
checked through autopsy
Last Update:
2014-05-21 by Bigi
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