Funerary inscription praising consul Lucius Cornelius Scipio

Ca. 230 BCE. Copy.
CIL. VI. 1287 = ILLRP. 310b = ILS. 3.

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

Origin:
Scipio family tomb. Appian way. Rome. Original in Vatican Museums, Vatican City.
Description:
CIL. VI. 1287 = ILLRP. 310b = ILS. 3

L(ucius) Cornelio(s) L(uci) f(ilius) Scipio / a<e=I>diles co(n)sol ce(n)sor honc oino ploirume co(n)senti<u=O>nt R[omane] / duonoro opt<i=U>mo fuise viro / Luciom Scipione filios Barbati / consol censor a<e=I>dilis hic fuet a[pud vos] / hec cepit Corsica(m) Aleria(m)que urbe(m) / dedet Tempestat<i=E>bus a<e=I>de mereto[d]

Lucius Cornelius Scipio, son of Lucius, aedile, consul, censor. The majority of Romans agrees that Lucius Scipio was the best of worthy men. Son of Barbatus, he was your consul, censor, aedile. He captured Corsica and the city of Aleria and built the temple of Tempests deservedly.

Credits:
(ρρ) 2009. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text of the description: the inscruption in the museum.

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Keywords: Lucius Cornelius Scipio g483 son of Barbatus funerary inscription temple of Tempests Corsica Aleria CIL VI 1287 ILLRP 310b ILS 3 Lucius Cornelios Cornelius Luci filius Scipio aidiles aediles consol consul censor honc oino ploirume consentiont consentiunt Romane duonoro optumo optimo fuise viro Luciom Lucium Scipione filios Barbati consol consul censor aidilis aedilis hic fuet apud vos hec cepit Corsicam Aleriamque urbem dedet Tempestatebus Tempestatibus aide aede meretod
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