Plovdiv, Dedication to Basiliscus

Plovdiv, Dedication to Basiliscus

Description

Plovdiv, Dedication to Basiliscus (EDCS-15000148)

Details

Ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ.
Hic est quem cernis equitum
peditumque magister
consul patricius imperiiq(ue) parens
ipse triumphator (r)ediit nunc
victor ab orbe
gloria Romanis tu Basilisce
tuis

To Good Fortune.
He whom you see is the cavalry's
and the infantry's master,
consul, patrician, and father of the empire.
This man now returns triumphant,
victorious all over the world.
A glory to your Romans, Basiliscus, you are.

Date

465 CE–468 CE

Creator

Ab Langereis

Museum

Plovdiv, Archaeological Museum

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Roman Empire, Byzantium

Tags

Inscription, Tomb

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