Inscription on the sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (original)
The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.
Inv. No. 1191.Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Square vestibule, 5Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Inscription on the sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (original).

The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.
Inv. No. 1191.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Square vestibule, 5
(Roma, Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vestibolo quadrato, 5)

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 VI 1284)

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

Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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