§386 Soldier of legio V Macedonica

Soldier of legio V Macedonica

(0386) Text: […] | […]eutus | […]ma, mil(es) | [leg(ionis)] V Macedonica | […]

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.