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Dedication to the Emperor Claudius by Roman Businessmen (44 CE) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 44 CE
IEph 409 = PHI 247971 = AGRW ID# 6574


Latin inscription found in the western part of the market-place. Copied from Heberdey's sketch book.

. . . The company of Roman citizens engaged in business in Asia (conventus civium Romanorum qui in Asia negotiantur) (?) . . .  dedicated this to Tiberius Claudius Drusus son of Caesar Augustus Germanicus, with tribunician power for the third time. . .  and consul for the third time (?).

Translation by: Harland

[Tiberio Claudio Dru]si f(ilio) Ca[esari] | [Augusto Germanico t]rib(unicia) pot(estate) IIII [co(n)s(uli) III] | [conventus c(ivium) R(omanorum) qui in Asia negoti]antur.

Item added: November 26, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 6574
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