Latin inscription with Damnation Memoriae of Domitian

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 November 2016
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Building operations were supervised by Gaius Julius Magnus, centurion of the 3rd Cyrenaican legion. The emperor Domitian's name has been erased following damnatio memoriae (formal condemnation of his memory) after his death in 96 CE. Roman, 90 CE. From Coptos, Upper Egypt. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, November 08). Latin inscription with Damnation Memoriae of Domitian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6032/latin-inscription-with-damnation-memoriae-of-domit/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Latin inscription with Damnation Memoriae of Domitian." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2016. Web. 18 Sep 2021.