§123 Hadrian’s Aqueduct

Hadrian’s Aqueduct

(0123) Text: Imp(eratore) | Caes(are) Tra(iano) Had(riano) | Aug(usto) vex(illatio) leg(ionis) II | Tra(ianae) For(tis)

Translation: Under the emperor Traianus Hadrianus Augustus an attachment of legio III Traiana, named the brave, built this part of the aqueduct.

Provenience: Caesarea Maritima, Palestine 117-138 CE

BibliographyICaes.Mar. 47; CIIP 2.1202*; Leah Di Segni, “The Water Supply of Roman and Byzantine Palestine in Literary and Epigraphical Sources,” in The Aqueducts of Israel, ed. David Amit, Joseph Patrich and Yizhar Hirschfeld, JRASup 46 (Portsmouth: JRA, 2002), Caesarea no. 5.