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Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana , Cassino 2010 , 383-5, no. 37, figs. 7.14, 10.43, pl. XII [edit]

Base for statue of Flavius Petasius, former governor of Tripolitania, patron of Lepcis. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). Mid to later fourth century [edit]

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(Statue of) Petasius. To a man of outstanding integrity and incomparable prudence as well as of every goodness, Flavius Petasius, of perfectissimus rank, former governor ( ex praeside ) of the province of Tripolitania. The council ( ordo ) of the most splendid city of Lepcis Magna, by its own decree and by acclamation of the people, mindful of the merits conferred upon them by his excellence, set up a statue in the new Severan forum, for the memory of eternity, to a most worthy patron.
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