Quotation from Ennius (adapted)

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Romul=
us in
caelo
Martis
equita (:equitat)


Translation: By Pollux, Cupronius! Romulus, (son) of Mars, rides in heaven.
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. XVIII, stria 15
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (2). Periit (3)(4). Contulerunt et non invenerunt Sypniewski et Benefiel (AGP) a. 2019; lapsu tectorii periit.
vv. 4-7: Vide versum Ennii (Romulus in caelo cum dis genitalibus aevom / degit) (Skutsch fr. 110-11), qui in carminibus saturis nonnumquam ludebatur (3)(4).
vv. 4, 7, 9: II pro littera E scriptum
Haec sententia (Romulus in caelo) quater Pompeiis invenitur, cfr. CIL 04, 3135, 7353, 8995a-b.
Permulti tituli, quorum multi imagines sunt, in hac columna inveniuntur: EDR167447, EDR167574, EDR128290 et EDR167446 (stria 4); EDR127405, EDR167451, EDR167453 (stria 5); EDR168101, EDR167581, et EDR127191 (stria 7); EDR127829, EDR127830, EDR127831, EDR128660 (stria 8); EDR128661 et EDR128733 (stria 9); EDR127828 et EDR128734 (stria 13); EDR128662 (stria 14); EDR128738 et EDR167583 (stria 16); EDR128663 (stria 10, 12, 15-16, 17)
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 252, nr. 64 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08568 (2)
The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire, Cambridge 2005, pp. 126-127 (C. Connors) (3)
Stud. Philol. Val., 11, 2008, p. 51 (P. Cugusi) (4)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL Vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 131 con facsimile (5)
A. Cooley and M. Cooley, Pompeii and Herculaneum: a Sourcebook (2 ed.), New York 2014, p. 292 (6)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127081 (7)
Link to EDR: #EDR127081
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR127081, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127081> [accessed: 15 Jun 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributors: Holly Sypniewski, Caroline Sutherland, Holly Sypniewski

Contributors: H. Sypniewski, H. Busby, C. Hartline, B. Wright, M. Yorio

Last Revision: 2020-06-17

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