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 Photo by Sabina Tariverdieva

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.
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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