Dedication to Hadrian by Legio X Fretensis

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Carole Raddato
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published on 18 August 2021
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Inscription set up by the soldiers of Legio X Fretensis to coincide with the official visit of Hadrian to Aelia Capitolina in 130 CE. Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

”To the Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus, son of the deified Traianus Parthicus, grandson of the deified Nerva, high priest, invested with the tribunician power for the fourteen time, consul for the third time, father of the country [dedicated by] the Tenth Legion Fretensis (second hand) Antoniniana”

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, August 18). Dedication to Hadrian by Legio X Fretensis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14453/dedication-to-hadrian-by-legio-x-fretensis/

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Raddato, Carole. "Dedication to Hadrian by Legio X Fretensis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 18, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14453/dedication-to-hadrian-by-legio-x-fretensis/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Dedication to Hadrian by Legio X Fretensis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Aug 2021. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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