CIL XI 1829 = CIL I, p. 194 = ILLRP 81 = ILS 57. Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization
Inscription praising the consul Lucius Aemilius Paullus, who defeated the Ligurians in 181 BCE and King Perseus of Macedon in 168 BCE.
CIL XI 1829 = CIL I, p. 194 = ILLRP 81 = ILS 57.
Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization
(Museo della civiltà romana)
L(ucius) Aemilius / L(uci) f(ilius) Paullus / co(n)s(ul) II cens(or) interrex pr(aetor) aed(ilis) / cur(ulis) q(uaestor) tr(ibunus) mil(itum) tertio aug(ur) / Liguribus domitis priore / consulatu triumphavit / iterum co(n)s(ul) ut cum rege / [Per]se bellum gereret ap/[sens f]actus est copias regis / [decem dieb]us quibus Mac[e]/[doniam attigit] dele[vit] / [regem cum liberis] cep[it] / [
Lucius Aemilius Paullus, the son of Lucius, consul twice, censor, interrex, praetor, curule aedile, quaestor, miliraty tribune three times, augur, in his first consulship having tamed the Ligurians celebrateâ a triumph; in his absence was elected consul for the second time in order to wage war against the king Perseus; destroyed the forces of the king within ten days of arriving to Macedon, captured the king and (his) children.