Aalen, inscription

Aalen, inscription

Description

Building inscription (copy)

Details

Above the entrance of the ancient settlement was an inscription, of which three fragments survive. Because the contents of this type of inscription are fairly stereotypical, almost the entire text can be reconstructed (three fragments in color, reconstruction in gray):

IMP.CAES. M.AVRELIO.  ANTO 
NINO.AVG. P.M.TRIBVNICIA 
  POT.  XVIII.  IMP.II. COS.IIII. P.P. ET
IMP. CAES. L.AVRELIO.VERO.AVG
 ARMENIAC.TRIB.POT.IIII.IMP.II
COS II. SVB.CVRA.BAI.PVDEN
TIS. PROC. PER. ALAM. II FL. (X). P.F.
FECIT.  [....]IVS. LOLLIANIVS. PRAEF

IMPeratori CAESari Marco AVRELIO  ANTO-
NINO AVGusto Pontifici Maximi TRIBVNICIA 
POTestate XVIII  IMPerarori II COnSuli IIII Patri Patriae ET
IMPeratori CAESari Lucio AVRELIO VERO AVGusto
ARMENIACo TRIBunicia POTestate IIII IMPeratori II
COnSuli II SVB CVRA BAI PVDEN-
TIS PROCuratoris PER ALAM II FLaviam Miliariam Piam Fidelem
FECIT [....]IVS LOLLIANIVS PRAEFectus

Overseen by procurator Baius Pudens has prefect< [...]ius Lollianus ordered the Second Flavian thousand-man squadron, faithful and loyal, to build this for the emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus, high priest with tribunicial powers for the eighteenth time, twice imperator, four times consul, father of the fatherland, and for Caesar Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus Armeniacus, with tribunicial powers for the fourth time, twice imperator, two times consul.

Date

ca. 165 CE

Creator

Marco Prins

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Roman Empire

Tags

Inscription, Fort, Limes

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