|Constantinople, Hippodrome, First Obelisk, northwest part of the pedestal, inscription|
Only the emperor Theodosius dared to re-erect this four-sided column, which had been pressing heavily to the ground. Proculus was ordered to do this and this giant column was standing upright in thirty-two days.
388 CE–392 CE
CIG IV 8612 (Greek)
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