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Inscription for Septimia Polla (IRT 607). Photo Marco Prins.Inscription for Septimia Polla (IRT 607) Lepcis Magna:Phoenician colony, later part of the Carthaginian empire, the kingdom of Massinissa, and the Roman empire. Its most famous son was the emperor Septimius Severus (193-211).

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Literary Texts:

Inscriptions

IRT:
J.M. Reynolds & J.B. Ward Perkins, Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania (1952 London)
IRT 273 Dedication to the Di Augusti
IRT 275 Museum, dedication "to the gods of Lepcis Magna"
IRT 282 Severan Forum, dedication "to the genius of Lepcis"
IRT 295 Old Forum, dedication to Liber Pater
IRT 299 Street near Theater, dedication to Eshnum
IRT 300 Old Forum, dedication to Vespasian
IRT 301 Dedication to Cornelius Cossus Lentulus
IRT 308 Cardo, dedication to Augusta Salutaris
IRT 315 Museum, dedication to Venus
IRT 316 Dedication to Antoninus Pius
IRT 318 Theater, dedication to Domitian
IRT 319 Dedication of the Macellum by Annobal Tapapius Rufus
IRT 321 Theater, Annobal Rufus
IRT 322 Theater, Annobal Rufus
IRT 323 Theater, Annobal Rufus
IRT 330, 331 Arch of Tiberius
IRT 335 Temple of Augustus, dedication to Drusus the Younger
IRT 338 Dedication of a portico by Gaius, son of Anno
IRT 342 Near Byzantine Gate, dedication to Vespasian
IRT 346 Extremely long inscription
IRT 353 Arch of Trajan
IRT 357 Dedication of an aqueduct
IRT 358 Dedication of a water basin in the theater
IRT 359 Dedication of a fountain near the theater
IRT 361  Hadrianic Baths, foundation inscription
IRT 376 Theater, dedication to Antoninus Pius
IRT 381 Cardo, dedication to Lucius Verus
IRT 390 Old Forum, dedication to Septimius Severus
IRT 391 Theater, dedication to Septimius Severus
IRT 392 Theater, dedication to Septimius Severus
IRT 393 Hadrianic Baths, dedication to Septimius Severus
IRT 396 Hadrianic Baths, restoration
IRT 403 Theater, dedication to Julia Domna
IRT 405 Theater, dedication to Julia Domna
IRT 412
Dedication to Septimius Severus, grandfather of the emperor
IRT 419 Old Forum, dedication to Caracalla
IRT 422 Theater, dedication to Caracalla
IRT 428 Main inscription Severan Basilica
IRT 434 Theater, dedication to Geta (erasure)
IRT 456 Severan Forum, dedication to Gallienus
IRT 468 Macellum, repairs by Constantine I the Great
IRT 471 Severan Forum, dedication to Constantius II
IRT 472 Severan Forum, dedication to Valentinian and Valens
IRT 478 Severan Forum, dedication to Arcadius
IRT 479 Severan Forum, dedication to Honorius
IRT 481 Bilingual dedication by Caecilius Diodorus
IRT 521 Theater, tribunal
IRT 522 Severan Forum, honors to a man named Claudius
IRT 531 Dedication to Gavius Macer
IRT 534 Theater, stage structures
IRT 541 Dedication to Publius Septimius Geta
IRT 543 Repairs to the Basilica Ulpia
IRT 590 Macellum, names of two aediles
IRT 599 Hadrianic Baths, dedication to Iuttaph Domitius, suffete
IRT 601 Curia
IRT 603 Macellum, dedication to Porfyrius
IRT 605 Old Forum, dedication to Augustus
IRT 607 Plaza, dedication to Polla
IRT 628 Macellum, damnatio memoriae
IRT 641 Old Forum, dedication to Flavia Pia
IRT 707 Dedication temple Apollo
IRT 718 Hadrianic Baths, damaged text
IRT 739 Cardo, dedication to Scipio
IRT 930 Cardo, milestone
IRT s4 Museum, dedication to Neptune
AE 1967, 536 Arch of Marcus Aurelius
AE 1968, 549 Amphitheater
 
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Tombstone of Q. Geminius. Museum of Lepcis Magna (Libya). Photo Marco Prins.
Tombstone of Q. Geminius Celsus, soldier of the Third legion Augusta, the military unit that was responsible for defending this sector of the Roman frontier.
Q. GEMINIVS
CELSVS MILes
LEGionis III AVGvstae VIXit
ANNIS XLV STIpendiorvm
XVIII ALAPI CO-
NTIBERNALI FECERvnt
Quintus Geminius
Celsus, soldier
of the Third legion Augusta, lived
45 years and served
18 years. His friends
of the Alapus platoon erected this.
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