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Building Dedication by an Association on an Imperial Estate (100-150 CE) Rome - Latium


Rome (Latium, Italy — Pleiades map), 100-150 CE
CIL VI 30983 = ILS 3840 = Waltzing no. 1332  = ID# 24488


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Large tablet of marble found in a structure identified as the association’s meeting place at the via Galvani (Testaccio). Now in Rome, Musei Capitolini, NCE 15. The building was on an imperial estate known as the Praedia Galbana and probably included warehouses and living quarters. The inscription lists the estate managers (vilici) followed by 55 other members, including four women and several imperial slaves and freedmen.

Sacred to the divine spirit of the imperial household.  The benevolent association (collegium salutare) of Aesculapius and Salus Augusta built this from the foundation on the place assigned by the administrator of the imperial property.  Caretakers of the estate of Galba, Felix the house-born slave, Aspergus, Regianus, and Vindex the house-born slave and the plebs who are exempt: Actalius Ianuarius, Ulpius Sextianus, Cluturius Secundus, Annius Agathobulus, Antonius Trophimus, Annius Hymnus, Antonius Trypho, Antonius Menander, Antonius Epaphroditus, Actalius Crescens, Aelius Asclepiades, Attius Logismus, Alpinus Felicis, Bassus Italici, Babullius Telesphorus, Cluturius Pothinus, Cluturius Theotimus, Claudius Frugi, Claudius Lamyrus, Clodius Eutychus, Claudia Zoe, Cornelius Euschemus, Claudius Elainus, Claudia Auxesis, Decius Eutyches, Decidius Stachus, Eusebes Felicis, Eusebes the house-born slave of Caesar,  Flavius Alcimus, Felix Anni, Iucundus the house-born slave of Caesar, Julius Victor,  Julius Victor junior, Januarius the house-born slave of Caesar, Junius Nemertes, Julius Corinthus, Lucretius Blastus, Licinius Maritimus, Manlius Verus, Martialis Veri, Onesimus Sextiani, Philetus of Caesar, Philetus the house-born slave of Caesar, Planius Maximus, Romanus the house-born slave of Caesar, Secundus the house-born slave of Caesar, Sempronius Docimus,  Servilius Athenio, Severius Menander, Terentius Epaproditus, Terentius Eleuther, Titius Eutychus, Turrania Marcia, Valerius Agilis, Ulpius Eutyches, and Vettia Eutychia.

Translation by: Birgit van der Lans



Numini domus Aug(ustae) sacrum | Aesculapio et Saluti Aug(usti) collegium salutar(e) | loco adsignato ab proc(uratore) patr(imonii) Cae(saris) n(ostri) a solo | fecerunt Felix ver(na) Aspergus Regianus Vindex || ver(na) vilici pr(a)ediorum Galbanorum et ples | imm(unes) Actalius Ianuarius Ulpius Sextianus Cluturius Secundus | Annius Agathobulus | Antonius Trophimus | Annius Hymnus || Antonius Trypho | Antonius Menander | Antonius Epaphroditus | Actalius Crescens | Aelius Asclepiades || Attius Logismus | Alpinus Felicis | Bassus Italici | Babullius Telesphor(us) | Cluturius Pothinus || Cluturius Theotimus | Claudius Frugi | Claudius Lamyrus | Clodius Eutychus | Claudia Zoe || Cornelius Euschemus | Claudius Elainus | Claudia Auxesis | Decius Eutyches | Decidius Stachus || Eusebes Felicis | Eusebes Caes(aris) ver(na) | Flavius Alcimus | Felix Anni | Iucundus Caes(aris) ver(na) || Iulius Victor | Iulius Victor iun(ior) | Ianuarius Caes(aris) ver(na) | Iunius Nemertes | Iulius Corinthus || Lucretius Blastus | Licinius Maritimus | Manlius Verus | Martialis Veri | Onesimus Sextiani || Philetus Caes(aris) | Philetus Caes(aris) ver(na) | Planius Maximus | Romanus Caes(aris) ver(na) | Secundus Caes(aris) ver(na) || Sempronius Docimus | Servilius Athenio | Severius Menander | Terentius Epaprodit(us) | Terentius Eleuther || Titius Eutychus | Turrania Marcia | Valerius Agilis | Ulpius Eutyches | Vettia Eutychia.

Dedication of a building by an association on an imperial estate (photo: Van der Lans).

Dedication of a building by an association on an imperial estate, from Rome (photo: Van der Lans).

Item added: February 14, 2017
Item modified: February 14, 2017
ID number: 24488
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