Gordon, A.E. Illustrated Introduction to Latin Epigraphy. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London 1983.

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  • No. 2 (= CIL I2: 2.4, 2833) – Bronze lamina with dedication to Castor and Pollux, retrograde text, mid- to late-6th century BCE
  • No. 3 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 4) – Duenos vase, 7th-5th century BCE  (38 photos, negatives and mock-ups for publication, negatives given to A.E. Gordon by H. Dressel)
  • No. 4 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 1, CIL 6.36840) – Lapis Niger - boustrophedon, late-6th century BCE (?)  (15) – AJH
  • No. 5 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 6-7, CIL 6.1284-1285, 6.31587-31588) – Metrical epitaph on a sarcophagus for Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus, 3rd century BCE  (5 + translation by AJH)
  • No. 6 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 607, CIL 6.284) – Dedication to Hercules on three sides of a statue base by M. Minucius, 217 BCE (4) – EDR115585
  • No. 7 (= CIL I2 2.1, 614, CIL 2.5041 ) – Decree of L. Aemilius Paulus - Bronze tablet, ca. 190 BCE
  • No. 8 (= CIL I2 2.1, 581, CIL 10.104) – Senatus consultum de Bacchanalibus, bronze tablet, 186 BCE
  • No. 9 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 622, CIL 3.14203, 22) – Dedication of L. Aemilus Paulus, 167 BCE  (3 + notes by A.E. Gordon)
  • No. 10 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 623, CIL 11.1339) – Honorary inscription for M. Claudius Marcellus, 155 BCE
  • No. 11 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 626, CIL 6.331) – Dedication to Hercules by L. Mummius in fulfillment of a vow, ca. 144 BCE (10) – EDR137990
  • No. 15 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 709, CIL 6.37045) – Bronze tablet with two decrees of Gn. Pompeius Strabo, 90-89 BCE (or possibly a copy from the time of Vespasian, who restored bronze tablets after a fire in the Capitoline temple in 69 CE)  (2)
  • No. 16 (= CIL 6.1297, CIL I2: 2.1, 721) – Statue base dedicated to L. Cornelius Sulla, 82-78 BCE  (6, with notes by A.E. Gordon)
  • No. 17 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 1633, CIL 10.844) – Record of the building of a theater by C. Quinctius Valgus and M. Porcius, ca. 75 BCE
  • No. 18 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 751, CIL 6.1305 c+d) – Main inscription on the Fabricius Bridge (Pons Fabricius) (c), with later inscription underneath (d), 62 BCE (c), 21 BCE (d)   (9 photos – AEG, 4 slides – CLB)
  • No. 19 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 756 (= CIL 9.3513) – Regulations for the temple of Jupiter Liber (Lex aedis Furfensis), dedicated by L. Aienus and Q. Baebatius, 58 BCE  (2)
  • No. 20 (= CIL I2: 2.4, 2965) – Epitaph of Sextus Aemilius Baro, a grain merchant, July 6, 52 BCE   (4)
  • No. 21 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 797, CIL 6.872, CIL 6.31188) – Marble base dedicated to Julius Caesar, ca. 44-42 BCE – AEG (5 photos), CLB (slide) – EDR104731EDR103044
  • No. 22 (= CIL 3.14147, 5) – Trilingual dedication to the dei patriei and the Nile by C. Cornelius Gallus, first prefect of Egypt, mid-April, 29 BCE  (7, 3 slides CLB + notes by A.E. Gordon)
  • No. 23 (= CIL 6.1274) – Epitaph of Caecilia Metella on a marble plaque on the side of her tomb, 27 BCE–14 CE (Augustan, probably early or mid-Augustan)  (3 + architectural sketch)
  • 24 = AE 1928, 88 (2)
  • No. 26 (= CIL 6.1374 a+b, CIL 6.31639) – Epitaph of G. Cestius Epulo on his pyramid tomb, not later than BCE 12  (6 + large negative)
  • No. 29 (= CIL 6.1244-1246) – Three inscriptions on an arch of the Aqua Marcia on the Porta Tiburtina  commemorating repairs on conduits, first completed by Augustus (6.1244), with later inscriptions 6.1245 and 6.1246 for restorations by Caracalla and Titus, respectively, 5-4 BCE (6.1244); 212-217 CE (6.1245) and 77-79 CE (6.1246)   (2)
  • No. 32 (= CIL 6.37075, CIL 6.41061) – Funerary monument for Potitus Valerius Messalla, between 17 BCE and 14 CE (5 + drawing and an early attempt at restoration by A.E. Gordon of then undiscovered right half)
  • No. 34 (= CIL 3, pp. 769-799) – Res gestae divi Augusti on the temple of Augustus and Rome at Ankara (Monumentum Ancyranum), 14 CE (55 – AEG (photos), CLB (slides) + guides to some of the photos and correspondence from Crawford H. Greenwalt to A.E. Gordon
  • No. 35a (= CIL 6.882, CIL 6.31191) – Dedication on an obelisk honoring the deified Augustus, son of deified Iulius, and the emperor Tiberius, son of deified Augustus, inscribed over an erased earlier inscription commemorating the building of a Forum Iulium by Cornelius Gallus in Alexandria (which was itself inscribed on top of an earlier inscription) (see photo 2) (Vatican obelisk), ca. 14-37 CE (probably inscribed during the reign of Tiberius in Egypt and then brought to Rome during the reign of Caligula and reinscribed) – EDR074450
  • 36 = AJP 75 (1954) 225
  • 38 = AE 1971, 477 (3)
  • No. 39 (= CIL 6.886, CIL 6.31192, 6.40372) – Epitaph of Agrippina the Elder, probably April, 37 CE  (5, AJH, CLB) – EDR092858
  • 43 = NS 1913, 68
  • No. 44 (= CIL 6.1256-1258) – Three inscriptions on the Porta Maggiore aqueduct, the first commemorating the project under the emperor Claudius, with the latter inscriptions belong to Vespasian and Titus, 52 CE (6.1256), 71 CE (6.1257), 80-81 CE (6.1258) (3)
  • No. 45 (= CIL 6.41075) – Epitaph of Quintus Veranius and his daughter (?), 58 or 59 CE (3)
  • No. 46 (= CIL 6.930, CIL 6.31207) – Bottom fragment of the Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, bronze tablet delineating the powers of the emperor granted by the Senate, 69-70CE – AEG (2), CLB (1) – EDR103907
  • No. 48 (= CIL I2: 2.1, 25, CIL 6.1300) – Fragment of a dedication (perhaps a copy?) from the base of a columna rostrata honoring Gaius Duilius, hero of the First Punic War, before 77 CE  (7)
  • No. 50 (= CIL 6.945, CIL 6.31211) – Dedication to the deified emperor Titus on the Arch of Titus, commemorating the capture and destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE, 81-96 CE – AEG (3), CLB (6) – EDR103961
  • No. 54 (= CIL 6.1492) – A decree of the senate in Ferentinum requesting the patronage of a Roman senator, T. Pomponius Bassus, who had recently and successfully completed a task assigned by Trajan, on a bronze tablet, 101 CE
  • No. 55 (= CIL 10.5853) – Rock-cut epitaph honoring A. Quinctilius Priscus, a magistrate who set up a foundation to distribute in perpetuity public gifts of food, drink and money on his birthday, first half of 2nd century CE (reign of Trajan?)  (2)
  • No. 57 (= CIL 6.960) – Trajan’s Column, dedication to Trajan by the senate and people of Rome to commemorate the extent of his building project and to mark the height of the ‘mons’ excavated for his forum, 113 CE – AEG (3), CLB (4) – EDR102536
  • No. 58 (= CIL 6.896, CIL 6.31196) – Pantheon inscription by Marcus Agrippa, serving for the third time as consul, 202 CE (3) – EDR103378
  • No. 59 (= CIL 5.877) – Inscribed statue base honoring A. Platorius Nepos Aponius Italicus Manilianus C. Licinius Pollio, 122-138 CE
  • 62 = AE 1945, 136 (3)
  • No. 67 (= CIL 6.1004, CIL 6.31223) – Dedication on the base of the Column of Antoninus Pius by his two sons, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus on the marble column base, 161-169 CE (2) – EDR104059
  • No. 69 (= CIL 6.1585a-b) – Three letters, in two different hands, from imperial accountants about allocations for building a home for Adrastus, an imperial freedman who was caretaker of the Column of Marcus Aurelius, 193 CE  (10)
  • 70 = Esplor. v.2, pl.ixb
  • No. 71 (= CIL 6.1052) – Dedication on a statue base (?) to Caracalla by the 24 teachers of the institution (Caput Africae) for the training of Imperial pages called a capite Africae, October 15, 198 CE – EDR104170
  • No. 72 (= CIL 6.220) – Dedication on a bronze tablet to joint emperors Septimius Severus and Caracalla, and Severus’ wife Julia Domna and to the Genius and officers of the 4th cohort of Vigiles. The dedication was also for Geta and Caracalla’s wife, Fulvia Plautilla, but their names were removed in damnatio memoriae, as was Geta’s decorative bust between the busts of Julia Domna (left) and Caracalla (right), 203 CE (2) – EDR121851
  • No. 73 (= CIL 6.1033, 6.31230, 6.36881) – Dedication on the Arch of Septimius Severus to the emperors Septimius Severus, Caracalla, and Geta (erased) by the Senate and People of Rome, 202-203 CE – 3 AEG + 5 CLB (slides) – EDR104093
  • No. 77 (= CIL 6.1101) – Dedication to emperor Q. Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius by associations of bankers, scribes, and wine merchants, 251 CE (6) – EDR110602
  • No. 80 (= CIL 6.506, CIL 6.30782) – Votive dedication on an altar to Cybele and Attis by L. Cornelius Scipio Orfitus, a senator and augur, after performing the taurobolium and criobolium, with an incised image of a priestly Phrygian cap and a pedum, ca. 295 CE (5, with notes by A.E. Gordon) – EDR121419
  • No. 81 (= CIL 3, pp. 802-803 [Preamble], CIL 3, p. 1913 [Edict]) – Diocletian’s Edict on Maximum Prices, 301 CE
  • No. 83 (= CIL 6.1136, CIL 6.31244) – Dedication of public baths (‘Thermae Helenae’) that were restored after a fire by Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, ca. 325 CE  (2)
  • No. 85 (= ILCV 1266) - Epitaph for Eq(uitius?) Heraclius, a lector and Christian, with chi-rho symbol and dove, February 7, 338 CE  (3)
  • No. 86 (= CIL 6.1158) – Dedication on an equestrian statue base to Constantius II by Naeratius Cerealis, prefect of Rome, 352-353 CE (4 + translation by A.E. Gordon)
  • No. 92 (= CIL 6.1778) – Statue base dedicated to Vettius Agorius Praetextius, a pagan priest and civic official, February 1, 387 CE   (13, with notes by A.E. Gordon)
  • 95 = ILCV 2921; De Rossi #666