Inscription in honour of Germanicus Caesar, adoptive son of Tiberius
CIL. V. 4308 = Inscr. It. X.5. 86
18—19 CE. Copy.
Inv. No. MCR 285.
Rome, Museum of Roman Civilization Photo by Olga Lyubimova

Inscription in honour of Germanicus Caesar, adoptive son of Tiberius.

CIL. V. 4308 = Inscr. It. X.5. 86
18—19 CE. Copy.
Inv. No. MCR 285.

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

Origin:
Original is found in Brescia, via Paganora, now in Brescia, piazza Loggia (EAGLE) or in Roman Museum (label in Museum of Roman Civilisation).
Description:
CIL. V. 4308 = Inscr. It. X.5. 86

Germanico
Caesari
Ti(beri) f(ilio), Aug(usti) n(epoti), pontif(ici), q(uaestori),
co(n)s(uli) (iterum),
5
d(ecreto) d(ecurionum)

To Germanicus Caesar, son of Tiberius, grandson of Augustus, pontifex, quaestor, consul two times, according to the decree of decurions.

p.451 CIL. V. 4308. ‘tam eleganti litterarum caractere hoc epigramma scriptum est, ut divino potius quam humano opere litterae ipsae intercisae videantur’ Solatius apud Labusium iisdemque fere verbis Felic. ‘Super platea magna et prius in fundo turris Pagonorae repertum est’ Solatius l. c. et Lilius. Vide quae supra p. 427 attulimus. Brixiae in foro publico in pariete carcerum (Monte Nuovo) Antiqui. Ibidem adhuc.

Contuli v. 1. 2; nam reliqui hodie latent. Habent Iucundus f. 217 n. 29; Lilius f. 50’; Felicianus Brix. B n. 30; Ferrarinus cod. Reg. Brix. n. 2 et Verderiano p. 18, 1; Alciatus n. 34 (inde Choler. f. 49’; Apianus p. 65, 4; Smetius 154, 1 ex Ap.; Grut. 236, 2 ex Apiano); Traiectinus n. 2; Nassino ms. p. 11; Mediceus n. 4; Arragonensis ms. n. 8 = 185; Rossi p. 121; Soncino ms. f. 5; Gagliardi Cenom. p. 96 = Sambuca Cenom. p. 109; Gnocchi ms. p. 39; Labus p. 153 n. 176. Interpolavit Rossi p. 125 (inde Mur. 1034, 6; Gnocchi ms. p. 40), ubi datur in aere incisa.

3 pontif Ferr. Nassino Soncino, ponti Fel. Lil. Iuc. Trai. Arr. aliique. — Rossius sic finit: COS • OPTIMO • NVMINI • BRIXIA • ROMANA • D • D.

Avus non dictus divus et imperatoris honor omissus male conveniunt anno p. Chr. 18; etiam magis molestus et pontificatus, quo certum est Germanicum caruisse (cf. Orell. n. 660 cet.) Cf. I. N. 2607.

Th. Mommsen

p.232

Italiano AE 2003, 715—717 G. L. Gregori, dans Usi e abusi (supra n° 4), p. 113—133.

AE 2003, 716 = IIt, X, 5, 86. P. 127—130; photo. Hommage à Germanicus; l’a suggère de replacer l’inscription au sommet de la base d’un monument équestre. L’occasion de l’hommage des Brixiani pourrait être le second consulat exercé par Germanicus en 18 p. C. comme collègue de Tibere ou
l’ouatio votée par le Sénat à Germanicus et Drusus le Jeune en 19 p. C.

AE 2003, 716
Literature:
CIL. V. 4308
CIL. V. 1105.06
Inscr. It. X.5. 86
Gregori G.L. Integrazioni ed interpretazioni abusive? A proposito di alcune iscrizioni bresciane per i Giulio-Claudi (IIt X V 86, 638, 736, 1188) // Usi e abusi epigrafici. Atti del colloquio internazionale di epigrafia latina, Genova 20—22 settembre 2001. Genova, 2003. P. 113—133.
AE 2003, 716
Credits:
(ññ) 2009. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
© Text of the inscription: Eagle. Electronic Archive of Greek and Roman Epigraphy.
© Commentary: CIL. V. 4308
© Commentary: AE 2003, 716.
Keywords: Germanico Caesari Tiberi filio Augusti nepoti pontifici quaestori consuli II decreto decurionum Germanicus Caesar g145 pontifex quaestor consul II decree of decuriones Brixia Brescia honorific inscription CIL V 4308 Inscr It X 5 86 MCR 285
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