Inscription on the sarcophagus of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus in the Tomb of the Scipios.

Aniene tufa.
Inv. No. 1155.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Apoxyomenos Cabinet, 38
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino)

Description:
CIL VI 1293

Cn(aeus) Cornelius Cn(aei) f(ilius) Scipio Hispanus / pr(aetor) aid(ilis) cur(ulis) q(uaestor) tr(ibunus) mil(itum) II Xvir sl(itibus) iudik(andis) / Xvir sacr(is) fac(iundis) / virtutes generis mieis moribus accumulavi / progeniem genui facta patris petiei / maiorum optenui laudem ut sibei me esse creatum / laetentur stirpem nobilitavit honor

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Keywords: via Appia Antica Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum hypogaeum Sepulcrum Scipionum Sepolcro degli Scipioni tufa sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus Gneo Cornelio Scipio Ispano elegiac couplet elegiac distich elegiac meter hexameter pentameter eulogy Inv No 1155 GA 38 Cnaeus Cornelius Cnaei filius Scipio Hispanus praetor aidilis curulis quaestor tribunus militum II Xvir slitibus iudikandis Xvir sacris faciundis Virtutes generis mieis moribus accumulavi progeniem genui facta patris petiei Maiorum optenui laudem ut sibei me esse creatum laetentur stirpem nobilitavit honor ILS 6 CIL I 38 CIL VI 1293 CIL VI 37039i
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