Inscription praising Appius Claudius Caecus, censor in 312 BCE.

Augustan age (27 BCE — 14 CE). Copy.
CIL XI 1827 = ILS 54.
Inv. No. MCR 102.

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

Arezzo, Italy. Original in National Archaeological Museum, Florence, Italy.
CIL XI 1827 = ILS 54

Appius Claudius / C(ai) f(ilius) Caecus / censor co(n)s(ul) bis dict(ator) interrex III / pr(aetor) II aed(ilis) cur(ulis) II q(uaestor) tr(ibunus) mil(itum) III com/plura oppida de Samnitibus cepit / Sabinorum et Tuscorum exerci/tum fudit pacem fieri cum [P]yrrho / rege prohibuit in censura viam / Appiam stravit et aquam in / urbem adduxit aedem Bellonae fecit

Appius Claudius Caecus, son of Caius, censor, consul twice, dictator, interrex three times, praetor twice, curule aedile twice, quaestor, military tribune three times, has taken many fortresses of the Samnites, has defeated the army of the Sabines and Etruscans, has prevented the concluding of peace with the king Pyrrhus, during his censorship has paved the Appian way and has conducted water to the city, has built the temple of Bellona.

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

You can mark the fragmens interesting for you and they will be accessible by the unique link in the address bar of the browser.

Keywords: Inscription praising Appius Claudius Caecus Samnites Sabines Etruscans Pyrrhus via Appia aqua Appia inscription elogium temple of Bellona curule aedile military tribune Appian way Inv No MCR 102 CIL XI 1827 ILS 54 g670 Appius Claudius Cai filius Caecus censor consul bis dictator interrex III praetor II aedilis curulis II quaestor tribunus militum III complura oppida de Samnitibus cepit Sabinorum et Tuscorum exercitum fudit pacem fieri cum Pyrrho rege prohibuit in censura viam Appiam stravit et aquam in urbem adduxit aedem Bellonae fecit