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Monument ID 53
Publication Citation BD-VAHD (23) 1900
Date Found or Published 1900
Date Found or Published Precision Note around 1900 according to Tončinić 2011, 76
Monument Type stela
Monument Of Seventh Legion yes
Inscription C(aius) Octavius / C(ai) f(ilius) Fabia Vital[i]s / domo Brixiae / vet(eranus) leg(ionis) VII C(laudiae) P(iae) F(idelis) / h(ic) s(itus) e(st) / testamento f(ieri) i(ussit) / arbitratu Octavi/ae Secundaes lib(ertae) / suae
Translation Here lies Gaius Octavius Vitalis, son of Gaius, of the Fabia tribe, from the city of Brixia, a veteran of the 7th legion Claudia pia fidelis. Done in accordance with his will by the judgement of his freedwoman Octavia Secundus.
Translation Source Coopey, edit of Tončinić 2011
Lower Field Decoration undecorated
Date From 42
Date To 70
Tončinić 2011 Stelae Type Rc
ModernHolding Arheološka zbirka Franjevačkog samostana u Sinju/Archaeological collection of the Franciscan Monastery in Sinj
HoldingData Inv. No. RN 45
MonumentNote now fragmentary but Bulić claims to have seen full inscription. BD-VAHD (23) 1900, 118 has Bulić's drawing
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Suggested Citation

Ewan Coopey, Brian Ballsun-Stanton. (2024) "Monument 53 from Europe/Croatia/Glavice". In Community and Identity in the Roman Seventh Legion. Ewan Coopey, Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <>

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