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 ScipiosPhoto 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

Keywords: ρώμη rome roma rom epigraphia epigraphy inscription iscrizione epigrafia epigraphik epigrafik inschrift épigraphie roman romano romana romani römisch römische romaine gravestone funerary inscriptions epitaph in pietra tombale epitaffio grabstein-inschrift de pierre épitaphe via appia antica tomb of the scipios hypogeum hypogaeum sepulcrum scipionum sepolcro degli scipioni sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago lucius cornelius scipio barbatus saturnian meter cornelivs lvcivs barbatvs gnaivod patre prognatvs fortis vir sapiensqve qvoivs forma virtvtei parisvma fvit consol censor aidilis qvei apvd vos tavrasia cisavna samnio cepit svbigit omne lovcana opsidesqve abdovcit cil 06 01284 vi 1284