Soldier of legio V Macedonica
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Translation: […] Manseutus (or Vetus) originating from […]ma, soldier in legio V Macedonica […]
Commentary: Legio V Macedonica did not remain in Judaea after the Judaean War, so he must have settled Emmaus in the late stages of the War.
Provenience: Emmaus, Judaea (Amwas) 68-70 CE
Bibliography: CIL 3.6647; CIIP 3097*; Moshe Fischer, Benjamin Isaac and Israel Roll, Roman Roads in Judaea II: The Jaffa-Jerusalem Roads, BARIS 628 (Oxford: Tempvs Reparatvm, 1996), 156.