An inscription at Pompeii

by Tom Gardner

C·QUINCTUS·C·F·VALGUS
M·PORCIUS·M·F·DUOVIR
QUINQ·CONOLIAI·HONORIS
CAUSSA·SPECTACULA·DE·SUA
PEQ·FAC·COER·ET·COLONEIS
LOCUM·IN·PERPETUOM·DEDER

Gaius Quinctius Valgus, son of Gaius, and Marcus Porcius, son of Marcus, the duoviri in the fifth year, saw to the institution of shows at their own expense for the colony for its honour, and gave the place to the colonists for all time.

Inscription found at the ampitheatre at Pompeii, c. 100–80 BC.

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