Inscription on the sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus
The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.
Rome, Tomb of the Scipios Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Inscription on the sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus.

The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.

Rome, Tomb of the Scipios

Description:
[L(ucius) Corneli]o(s) Cn(aei) f(ilius) Scipio // Cornelius Lucius Scipio Barbatus Gnaivod patre / prognatus fortis vir sapiensque quoius forma virtutei parisuma / fuit consol censor aidilis quei fuit apud vos Taurasia Cisauna / Samnio cepit subigit omne Loucanam opsidesque abdoucit (CIL 06, 01284)

CORNELIVS·LVCIVS·SCIPIO·BARBATVS·GNAIVOD·PATRE
PROGNATVS·FORTIS·VIR·SAPIENSQVE — QVOIVS·FORMA·VIRTVTEI·PARISVMA
FVIT — CONSOL CENSOR·AIDILIS·QVEI·FVIT·APVD·VOS — TAVRASIA·CISAVNA
SAMNIO·CEPIT — SVBIGIT·OMNE·LOVCANAM·OPSIDESQVE·ABDOVCIT


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Keywords: via Appia Antica Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum hypogaeum Sepulcrum Scipionum Sepolcro degli Scipioni sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus epitaph saturnian meter cornelivs lvcivs scipio barbatvs gnaivod patre prognatvs fortis vir sapiensqve qvoivs forma virtvtei parisvma fvit consol censor aidilis qvei fvit apvd vos tavrasia cisavna samnio cepit svbigit omne lovcana opsidesqve abdovcit CIL 06 01284 CIL VI 1284
History of Ancient Rome