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Nijmegen: Inscriptions



Nijmegen: city in the Netherlands, where several Roman settlements have been discovered.
  
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There are many inscriptions from Nijmegen. on this page, I have collected several of them, and I have added a translation. Unless indicated otherwise, all inscriptions are from the Valkhof Museum.

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Votive altar of M. Liberius Victor. Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (Netherlands). MATRIBVS
MOPATIBVS
Marcvs  LIBERIVS
VICTOR
CIVES
NERVIvS
NEGotiator  FRVmentarivs
Votvm  Solvit  Libens  Merito
(CIL 13.8725)
To the Mopatian
Mothers has Marcus Liberius Victor, Nervian citizen, grain merchant, solved his promise, willingly and deservedly fulfilled his vow.
Ring of a shoemaker. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Netherlands). Photo Marco Prins. SALvti
RVSTICVS
SVTORIBVS
NOVIOMagensibvs
Cvriae (?) ESSERAVI
Dono  Dedit  Dedicavit
As a gift to Salus has Rusticus offered and dedicated this to the shoemakers of Noviomagus of the centuria of Esseravus.
Medal of Gaius Aquilius Proculus, found at Nijmegen. Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (Holland). Caii  AQVILLI
PROCVLI
> LEGionis  VIII
AVGvstae
Possession of Gaius Aquillius Proculus, centurio of the Eighth legion Augusta.
Tombstone of a standard bearer (signifer) of XXX Ulpia Victrix. Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (Holland). Photo Jona Lendering. Iovi  Optimo  Maximo
ET  GENIO
LOCI
Gaivs CANDIDINIVS
SANCTVS  SIGNifer
LEGionis XXX  Vlpiae  Victricis
PRO  SE  ET  SVIS
Libens  Merito
MaTERNO  Et  ATTICo  COnsvlibvs
(CIL 13.8719)

To Jupiter, best and greatest, and the Genius of this place, has Gaius Candidinius Sanctus, signifer of the Thirtieth legion Ulpia Victrix, willingly and deservedly dedicated this, for himself and his beloved ones, when Maternus, when Maternus and Atticus were consuls (=185 CE)
Inscription mentioning a soldier from Brescia; Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (Holland). Photo Jona Lendering. Qvintvs  BISIVS  SECVNDvs
Qvinti  Filivs  DOMO  BRIXSAE
MILes  LEGionis  X  Geminae  > COMINI
CELSI  ANnorvm  XXX  STIPendiorvm  VII
HEREDes  EX  Testamento  Faciendvm  Cvravervnt
(CIL 13.8733)
Quintus Bisius Secundus, son of Quintus, from Brescia, soldier of the Tenth legion Gemina, century of Cominus Celsus, thirty years old, seven years in service; his heirs took care to make this monument, which they made according to the terms of the will.
Inscription mentioning three brothers in X Gemina; Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (Holland). Photo Jona Lendering. Marcvs  AVRELIVS  Titi  Filivs  GALeria  tribv
 FLAVOS  CALagvrri  MILes  LEGionis X
GEMinae  ANNorvm  XL  STIPendiorvm  XVIII
 ET  Marcvs  AVRELIVS  Titi  Filivs
 GALeria  tribu  FESTVS  CALAGvrri
 ANNorvm  XXXVIII  STIPendiorvm  XVII
 ET  AVRELIVS  FLAVI  Filivs
 FLAVINVS  LIXA  ANNorvm
 XVIII  HIC  SITI  SVNT
Sit  Vobis  Terra  Levis  Heres  Faciendvm  Cvravit
(CIL 13.8732)
Marcus Aurelius Flavos, son of Titus, from Calagurris, from the Galerian voting district, forty years old, eighteen years in service; and Marcus Aurelius Festus, son of Titus, from Calagurris, from the Galerian voting district, thirty-eight years old, seventeen years in service; and Aurelius Flavinus, son of Flavus, sutler, eighteen years old, are buried hiere. May earth be light to you. Their heir took care of what had to be done.
Brim of an amphora, mentioning its Macedonian owner. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Netherlands). Photo Marco Prins. >  PAVLI  MACIIDONIS Property of the centurio Paulus the Macedonian.
Inscription from Nijmegen-Holdeurn. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Netherlands). Photo Marco Prins. VESTAE
SACRVM
IVLivs  VICTOr
MAGister  FIGvlorvm
PRO  SE
(CIL 13.8729)
Dedicated to Vesta. Julius Victor, master of the potters, erected this for himself.
Inscription of a soldier of X Gemina. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Netherlands). Photo Marco Prins. Marcvs  SCANIVS  Marci  filivs VOlsinia  tribv
MAXIMVS AMPhipoli
MILes  LEGionis  X  Gem
inae  Piae  Fidelis  Annorvm  VI-
XIT   LI...
Marcus Scanius Maximus, son of Marcus, from the Voltinian voting district, from Amphipolis, soldier of the Tenth legion Gemina, faithful and loyal, lived fifty-one years.

Note: the Roman numeral may have been 51, 52, 53, 54 or 59.
Bronze object mentioning Marcus S. Strategius. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Netherlands). Photo Marco Prins. Marci  S...I  S-
TRATEGII  AQVI-
LIFERI  LEGionis  X
GEMinae
Property of Marcus S...
Strategius, aquilifer
of the tenth legion
Geminae

History Photos
Jona Lendering for
Livius.Org, 2008
Revision: 22 March 209
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