§185 Marcus Titius Lustricus Bruttianus

Marcus Titius Lustricus Bruttianus

(0185) Text: M(arco) Titio M(arci) fil(io) Volt(inia) [Lus]trico Bruttia[no], co(n)s(uli), pro- | co(n)s(uli) provinciae A[ch]aiae, pr(aetori), aedili pleb(is), [qu]a[e]st(ori) prov(inciae) | Achaiae, legato provinciae Africae, leg(ato) [A]ug(usti) [leg(ionis) pr]imae | Italicae, leg(ionis) X Au[g(ustae) pr]o pr(aetore) pro[vi]nciae Ciliciae, trib(uno) m[il(itum) leg(ionis) …, d]o- | nis militar(ibus) d[on]at[o ob bell]um Dacicum ab Imp(eratore) Caesare Ner[va Traiano] | [Aug(usto) Ger(manico) Dacico coron]a val[lari aure]a, corona murali aur[ea, hastis] | puris III, vex[illis III, …, lega]to pro [pr(aetore) I]mp(eratoris) Caesaris Nervae Traian[i Aug(usti)] | Germanici [Dacici exercitus] qui est in [G]ermania superiore et infer[iore, septem-] | vir(o) epulon(um), lega[to] | pro pr(aetore) Imp(eratoris) Caes(aris) Traiani Ha- | driani Aug(usti) exercit(uum) Iudaici | et Arabici. | Aedui p[a]trono.

Translation: To Marcus Titius Lustricus Bruttianus, son of Marcus, tribe of Voltinia, consul, proconsul of the province of Achaia, praetor, aedile of the plebs, quaestor of the province of Achaia, legate of the province of Africa, Augustan legate of legio I Italica, legio X Augustae, propraetor of the province of Cilicia, military tribune of legio […], decorated military gifts for the Dacian War by the Imperator Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus Dacicus a golden crown, a golden mural crown of three pure spears and three pennants, […], legate propraetor of Imperator Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus Dacicus, the army which is in Germania Superior and Inferior, septemvir Epulon, propraetor legate of Imperator Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus armies of Judea and Arabia. Aedile patron. (Trans. Christopher B. Zeichmann)

Commentary: Eck observes that Marcus Titius Lustricus Bruttianus had the office of consul suffectis of Judaea and Arabia in 108 CE, shortly after the latter’s annexation.

Provenience: Gaul (Vaison-la-Romaine, France) 117 CE

Bibliography: Xavier Delestre and David Lavergne, “Le dossier épigraphique de Vaison-la-Romaine,” in Vaison Antique: Découvertes archéologiques récentes, ed. Xavier Delestre and David Lavergne (Paris: Editions Errance, 2011), 61; Jean Marc Mignon, David Lavergne and Benoît Rossignol, “Un nouveau cursus sénatorial de l’époque de Trajan et d’Hadrien découvert à Vaison-la-Romaine,” Cahiers du Centre Gustave Glotz 24 (2013): 294; Werner Eck, “Soldaten und Veteranen des römischen Heeres in Iudaea/Syria Palaestina und ihre inschriftlichen Zeugnisse,” in “Let the Wise Listen and Add to Their Learning” (Prov 1:5): Festschrift for Günter Stemberger on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday, ed. Constanza Cordoni and Gerhard Langer, SJ 90 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016), 129.