Inscription praising L. Licinius Lucullus, who defeated Mothridates, king of Pontus, and Tigranes, king of Armenia.

Augustan age (27 BCE — 14 CE). Copy.
CIL. XI. 1832 (p. 1274) = CIL I p. 196 = ILS 60 = Inscr. It. XIII. 3. 84.
Inv. No. MCR 176.

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

Origin:
Near Porta Colcitrone, Arezzo, Italy. The original is located in «G. C. Mecenate» National Archaeological Museum, Arezzo, Italy.
Description:
CIL XI 1832 (p. 1274) = CIL I p. 196 = ILS 60 = Inscr. It. XIII. 3. 84.

L(ucius) Licinius L(uci) f(ilius) / Lucullus / co(n)s(ul) pr(aetor) aed(ilis) cur(ulis) q(uaestor) / tr(ibunus) mil(itum) aug(ur) / triumphavit de rege Ponti Mithridate / et de rege Armeniae {E} Tigrane magnis / utriusque regis copiis conpluribus pro/eli(i)s terra marique superatis co<l=N>le/gam suum pulsum a rege Mithridat[e] / cum se is Calchadona contulisset / o<b=P>sidione liberavit

L. Licinius Lucullus, son of Lucius; consul; praetor; curule aedile; quaestor; tribune of the soldiers; augur. He celebrated a triumph over Mithridates king of Pontus and Tigranes king of Armenia. He defeated large forces of both kings in many battles, by land and sea. He rescued his colleague {Cotta} from a siege, after he had been defeated by king Mithridates and had taken refuge in Calchedon.

Credits:
© 2009.Photo: S. Tariverdieva.
Text of the description: the inscription in the museum.
English translation of the inscription: attalus.org.
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Keywords: Lucius Licinius Lucullus base statue honorary inscription Mithridates king Pontus Tigranes Armenia Inv No MCR 176 copy CIL XI 1832 CIL I ILS 60 Inscr It XIII 3 84 curule aedile triumph Calchedon siege Lucius Licinius Luci filius Lucullus consul praetor aedilis curulis quaestor tribunus militum augur triumphavit de rege Ponti Mithridate et de rege Armeniae E Tigrane magnis utriusque regis copiis conpluribus proeliis terra marique superatis conlegam suum pulsum a rege Mithridate cum se is Calchadona contulisset opsidione liberavit g43
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