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Lehmann, C. M. and K. G. Holum, The Greek and Latin inscriptions of Caesarea Maritima, Boston 2000, no. 26 pl. XXVI, XXVII [edit]

Columnar base for statue of Eusebius, possibly governor of Palaestina. Caesarea Maritima (Palaestina I). Fourth to fifth century [edit]

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Eu... statue ... sacred ... Eusebius, rule ... he had a statue because of the ... (line 4) This also ... he had as his due. And of the deeds ... and to those that will consume ... not gold ... more honoured. Thus he kept his whole mind on God, (line 8) and he wished to rule more by piety than by force. And he permitted Alypius, at the latter’s request, [to honour him] in return for the kindness that he frequently obtained. (trans. Lehmann-Holum, 58)
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