Inscription praising the dictator Quintus Fabius Maximus

Augustan age. Copy.
CIL XI 1828 = CIL I, p. 193 = ILLRP 80 = ILS 56.

Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization
(Museo della civiltà romana)

Origin:
From Arezzo. Original at National Archaeological Museum, Florence, Italy.
Description:
CIL XI 1828 = CIL I, p. 193 = ILLRP 80 = ILS 56

[Q(uintus) Fabius] / Q(uinti) f(ilius) Maximus / dictator bis co(n)s(ul) V cen/sor interrex II aed(ilis) cur(ulis) / q(uaestor) b(is) tr(ibunus) mil(itum) II pontifex augur / primo consulatu Ligures sube/git ex iis triumphavit tertio et / quarto Hannibalem compluri/bus victori(i)s ferocem subsequen/do coercuit dictator magistro / equitum Minucio quoius popu/lus imperium cum dictatoris / imperio aequaverat et exercitui / profligato subvenit et eo nomi/ne ab exercitu Minuciano pa/ter appellatus est consul quin/tum Tarentum cepit triumpha/vit dux aetatis suae cautissi/mus et re[i] militaris peritissimus / habitus est princeps in senatum / duobus lustris lectus est

Quintus Fabius Maximus, the son of Quintus, dictator twice, consul five times, censor, interrex twice, curule aedile, quaestor twice, military tribine twice, pontifex, augur; in his first consulship he subdued Ligurians and celebrated a triumph over them; in his third and second consulship he restrained Hannibal spirited by his multiple victories by means of following him; as dictator he helped his Master of Horse Minucius, whose imperium was equated with the dictatorial one by the people, and his perishing army, and for this reason was proclaimed father by Minucian army; as consul for the fifth time he seized Tarentum and celebrated a triumph; he was considered the most cautious and the most experienced general of his time; he was registered as princeps of the senate during two lustra.

Credits:
(ρρ) 2009. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text of the description: the inscription in the museum.
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Keywords: laudatory inscription Quintus Fabius Maximus Cunctator Verrucosus Ligures triumph consulship Hannibal Minucius Tarentum CIL XI 1828 CIL I p 193 ILLRP 80 ILS 56 Quintus Fabius Quinti filius Maximus dictator bis consul V censor interrex II aedilis curulis quaestor bis tribunus militum II pontifex augur primo consulatu Ligures subegit ex iis triumphavit tertio et quarto Hannibalem compluribus victoriis ferocem subsequendo coercuit dictator magistro equitum Minucio quoius popu lus imperium cum dictatoris imperio aequaverat et exercitui profligato subvenit et eo nomine ab exercitu Minuciano pater appellatus est consul quintum Tarentum cepit triumphavit dux aetatis suae cautissimus et rei militaris peritissimus habitus est princeps in senatum duobus lustris lectus est
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