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III.2.1 Pompeii. Casa di Trebius Valens or House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

Excavated 1913 and 1915. Bombed in 1943.

 

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III.1 Pompeii. December 2005. Blocked roadway looking north.       III.2.1

III.1 Pompeii, on left. December 2005. Blocked roadway looking north. III.2.1, on right.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii on the left. Early 20th century photograph, looking east along Via dell’Abbondanza. 
Photo courtesy of Paolo Tatafiore.

III.2.1 Pompeii on the left. Early 20th century photograph, looking east along Via dell’Abbondanza.

Photo courtesy of Paolo Tatafiore.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii, June 2012. Looking east along front façade on north side of Via dell’Abbondanza. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

III.2.1 Pompeii, June 2012. Looking east along front façade on north side of Via dell’Abbondanza.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north-east towards entrance doorway. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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III.2.1 Pompeii. 1964. Looking north-east towards entrance doorway. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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III.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2007.  South west corner front wall adjoining blocked roadway.

III.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. South-west corner front wall adjoining blocked roadway.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Front wall on west side of entrance on Via dell’Abbondanza.   The wall on this side of the entrance was destroyed when a bomb landed in the atrium on 19th September 1943.
All of the painted graffiti, electoral recommendations and an announcement of games in the amphitheatre were lost. The wall on the east side was devastated by another bomb landing to the south-east of the house in the Via dell’Abbondanza. A small portion of the writings on the east side were saved, restored and can still be read today. See III.2.1 pt 10.   See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.51-53, incl.photos).  
According to Della Corte, some of the inscriptions on the west side of the doorway to confirm the house as belonging to Trebius Valens, were –
Valens  fac,  et  ille  te  fecit      [CIL IV 7618]
Trebi,  surge, fac   [CIL IV 7619]
Trebi  Valens,  dormis   [CIL IV 7614]
Trebius  soda(lis)  facit,  Trebius  rog(at)    [CIL IV 7617]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.345)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -
Popidium  L(uci)  f(ilium)  Ampliatum  aed(ilem)
Valens  fac(it)  et  ille  te fecit  Infan..(tio)      [CIL IV 7618]
Trebi  surge  fac(it)
aed(ilem)  Lollium  Fuscum
adulescentem  probum       [CIL IV 7619]
L(ucium)  Popidium  Secundum  f(ilium)  aed(ilem)  v(irum)  b(onum)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)
Trebi  Valens  dormis     [CIL IV 7614]
Caecilium  IIvir(um)
/
Trebius  soda(lis)  facit  Trebius  rog(at)    [CIL IV 7617]
According to Varone and Stefani, also lost from this wall were the following CIL IV 7611, 7612, 7613, 7616 and 7991.
None of these have been conserved.  See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, (p.233-5, with photo of the wall in c.1918)
CIL IV 7991 was an advertisement for the gladiatorial games in the amphitheatre, and according to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), read as  –
 Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi / Mai quinq(uennalis) sine impensa publica glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et eorum supp(ositicii) pugn(abunt) Pompeis // Gavellius Tigillo / et Clodio sal(utem) / Telephe summa rudis / instrumentum muneris / u(bique) v(ale) / Diadumeno et Pyladioni fe(liciter)
According to Cooley, this advertisement was painted in black and red and was dated around AD 55/56 or later.   It translates as –
20 pairs of gladiators of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, quinquennial, and their substitutes will fight without any public expense at Pompeii.
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.53)

III.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Front wall on west side of entrance on Via dell’Abbondanza.

The wall on this side of the entrance was destroyed when a bomb landed in the atrium on 19th September 1943.

All of the painted graffiti, electoral recommendations and an announcement of games in the amphitheatre were lost.

The wall on the east side was devastated by another bomb landing to the south-east of the house in the Via dell’Abbondanza.

A small portion of the writings on the east side were saved, restored and can still be read today. See III.2.1 pt 10.

See Garcia y Garcia, L., 2006. Danni di guerra a Pompei. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p.51-53, incl. photos of damage).

 

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III.2.1 Pompeii. Painting, pre-1943 bombing, of front wall showing original graffiti.

DAIR Repro_500006,02. Photo courtesy of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/3798284

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. Detail from painting, pre 1943 bombing, of front wall showing original graffiti on left of entrance.
DAIR Repro_500006,02. Photo courtesy of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/3798284

III.2.1 Pompeii. Detail from painting, pre-1943 bombing, of front wall showing original graffiti on left of entrance.

DAIR Repro_500006,02. Photo courtesy of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/3798284

Top, with the first line in large letters, is CIL IV 7991.

Below to the left is CIL IV 7611 and below this barely visible is CIL IV 7612.

Lower to the right is CIL IV 7613.

In the panels, from left to right, are CIL IV 7614, CIL IV 7616, CIL IV 7618, and CIL IV 7619.

 

According to Della Corte, some of the inscriptions on the west side of the doorway which confirm the house as belonging to Trebius Valens, were –

Valens fac, et ille te fecit      [CIL IV 7618]

Trebi, surge, fac   [CIL IV 7619]

Trebi Valens, dormis   [CIL IV 7614]

Trebius soda(lis) facit,  Trebius  rog(at)    [CIL IV 7617]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.345)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -

 

Popidium L(uci) f(ilium) Ampliatum aed(ilem)

Valens fac(it) et ille te fecit Infan..(tio)      [CIL IV 7618]

 

Trebi surge fac(it)

aed(ilem) Lollium Fuscum

adulescentem probum       [CIL IV 7619]

 

L(ucium) Popidium Secundum f(ilium) aed(ilem) v(irum) b(onum) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)

Trebi Valens dormis     [CIL IV 7614]

 

Caecilium IIvir(um)

Trebius soda(lis) facit 

Trebius rog(at)    [CIL IV 7617]

 

According to Varone and Stefani, also lost from this wall were CIL IV 7611, 7612, 7613, 7616 and 7991.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) these read


Cn(aeum) Helvium

Sabinum aed(ilem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7611]

 

Holconium P[riscum] [3] aed(ilem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)     [CIL IV 7612]

 

Audium Bassum

/

aed(ilem)

o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)       [CIL IV 7613]


A(ulum) S(uettium) V(erum) a(edilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7616]

 

Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi

Mai quinq(uennalis) sine impensa publica glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et eorum supp(ositicii) pugn(abunt) Pompeis

/

Gavellius Tigillo

et Clodio sal(utem)

Telephe summa rudis

instrumentum muneris

u(bique) v(ale)

Diadumeno et Pyladioni fe(liciter)      [CIL IV 7991]

 

CIL IV 7991 was an advertisement for the gladiatorial games in the amphitheatre.

According to Cooley, this advertisement was painted in black and red and was dated around AD 55/56 or later.

It translates as –

20 pairs of gladiators of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, quinquennial, and their substitutes will fight without any public expense at Pompeii.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p.53)

 

None of these have been conserved.

See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, (p.233-5, with photo of the wall in c.1918)

Fortunately however, many can be seen in the above painting.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. April 2018. Graffiti on façade on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King. Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

III.2.1 Pompeii. April 2018. Graffiti on façade on east side of doorway. Photo courtesy of Ian Lycett-King.

Use is subject to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License v.4 International.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Graffiti.  The wall on the east side of the entrance was devastated by a bomb landing to the south-east of the house in the Via dell’Abbondanza, in 1943. A small portion of the writings on the east side were saved, restored and can still be read today. 
According to Della Corte, some of the inscriptions on the east side of the doorway to confirm the house as belonging to Trebius Valens, were –
Trebi,  surge,  fac    [CIL IV 7624]
Trebius  facit    [CIL IV 7630]
Trebi  et  Soteriche, vigilate    [CIL IV 7632]
Trebius  nec  sine  (Soterico?)    [CIL IV 7627]
He also thought these proved that Sotericus was a near neighbour, from III.2.2 and also across Via dell’Abbondanza at I.12.1/2.
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.345)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -
Ampliatum  aed(ilem)  
Trebi  surge 
 fac(it)    [CIL IV 7624]
Cuspium  Pansam 
aed(ilem)  v(iis)  a(edibus)  s(acris)  p(ublicis)  p(rocurandis)  d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  Trebius  fac(it)    [CIL IV 7630]
L(ucium)  Popidium  L(ucium)  f(ilium)  Ampliatum  aed(ilem)  o(ro)  te  fac(ias) 
Trebi  et  Soteriche  {et}  vigilate     [CIL IV 7632]
L(ucium)  Ceium  Secundum 
IIvir(um)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  Trebius  nec  sine     [CIL IV 7627]
According to Varone and Stefani, also lost from this wall were the following CIL IV 7621, 7622, 7623, 7625 ,7628, 7629, 7631, 7633 and 7634.
None of these have been conserved.
Fully conserved is CIL IV 7620, and partially CIL IV 7626, 7992 and 7993, see below.
See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, (p.235-240, with photos)
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -
Satrium 
quinq(uennalem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7620]
D(ecimum) L(ucretium) V(alentem) f(ilium) aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)     [CIL IV 7626]
D(ecimi) Lucreti Satri Valentis flaminis [Neronis] Caesaris Aug(usti) f(ilii) perpetui glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et D(ecimi) Lucreti Valentis fili(i) glad(iatorum) par(ia) X pugn(abunt) Pompeis ex a(nte) d(iem) V Nonis Apr(ilibus) venatio et vela erunt 
// Poly[bius(?)]       [CIL IV 7992]
Dedicatione 
operis tabularum Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi Mai Pompeis Idibus Iuni(i)s 
pompa venatio athletae vela erunt 
Nigra va(le)             [CIL IV 7993]
According to Cooley, these advertisements for the gladiatorial games can be translated as –
CIL IV 7992 –
20 pairs of gladiators of Decimus (Polybius – signed by writer’s name, enclosed within the initial D of Decimus) Lucretius Satrius Valens, perpetual priest of ((Nero)) Caesar, son of Augustus, and 10 pairs of gladiators of Decimus Lucretius Valens will fight at Pomeii on 4? April. There will be a hunt and awnings.
She says that this was painted in Black and Red in around AD 50-68, and the name of Nero was plastered over, perhaps after he committed suicide in AD 68.
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.50)
 CIL IV 7993 –
At the dedication of (Ocella) of the opus tabularum of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, at Pompeii on the 13 June, there will be a procession, hunt, athletics, and awnings.  Greeting to Nigra (picture of a head).
She says this was painted in Red and Black, in around 59-69?
She also says there is no agreement about what the “opus tabularum” might be (see p.53)
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.54)

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Graffiti.

The wall on the east side of the entrance was devastated by a bomb landing to the south-east of the house in the Via dell’Abbondanza, in 1943.

A small portion of the writings on the east side were saved, restored and can still be read today.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. Early 20th C photo of front wall showing original graffiti on right of entrance.
Photo courtesy of Paolo Tatafiore.

III.2.1 Pompeii. Early 20th C photo of front wall showing original graffiti on right of entrance.

Photo courtesy of Paolo Tatafiore.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. Detail from painting, pre 1943 bombing, of front wall showing original graffiti on right of entrance.
DAIR Repro_500006,02. Photo courtesy of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains. 
See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/3798284

III.2.1 Pompeii. Detail from painting, pre-1943 bombing, of front wall showing original graffiti on right of entrance.

DAIR Repro_500006,02. Photo courtesy of DAI Rome, whose copyright it remains.

See http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/marbilder/3798284

According to Varone and Stefani, on this side of the door were these inscriptions

On the left, from high to low, CIL IV 7624, CIL IV 7621, CIL IV 7622, CIL IV 7627, CIL IV 7628.

In the centre, CIL IV 7623, CIL IV 7629, CIL IV 7992, CIL IV 7625, CIL IV 7626, CIL IV 7630, CIL IV 7631.

To the right, CIL IV 7620, CIL IV 7993, CIL IV 7632.

See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, p. 237.

 

The wall on the east side of the entrance was devastated by a bomb landing to the south-east of the house in the Via dell’Abbondanza, in 1943.

A small portion of the writings on the east side were saved, restored and can still be read today.

 

According to Della Corte, some of the inscriptions on the east side of the doorway to confirm the house as belonging to Trebius Valens, were –

Trebi,  surge,  fac    [CIL IV 7624]

Trebius  facit    [CIL IV 7630]

Trebi  et  Soteriche, vigilate    [CIL IV 7632]

Trebius  nec  sine  (Soterico?)    [CIL IV 7627]

He also thought these proved that Sotericus was a near neighbour, from III.2.2 and also across Via dell’Abbondanza at I.12.1/2.

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.345)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -

 

Ampliatum  aed(ilem) 

Trebi  surge

 fac(it)    [CIL IV 7624]

 

Cuspium  Pansam

aed(ilem)  v(iis)  a(edibus)  s(acris)  p(ublicis)  p(rocurandis)  d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  Trebius  fac(it)    [CIL IV 7630]

L(ucium)  Popidium  L(ucium)  f(ilium)  Ampliatum  aed(ilem)  o(ro)  te  fac(ias)

Trebi  et  Soteriche  {et}  vigilate     [CIL IV 7632]

 

L(ucium)  Ceium  Secundum

IIvir(um)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  Trebius  nec  sine     [CIL IV 7627]

According to Varone and Stefani, also lost from this wall were the following CIL IV 7621, 7622, 7623, 7625, 7628, 7629, 7631, 7633 and 7634.

None of these have been conserved. Fortunately, many can be seen in this painting however.

Fully conserved is CIL IV 7620, and partially CIL IV 7626, 7992 and 7993, see below.

See Varone, A. and Stefani, G., 2009. Titulorum Pictorum Pompeianorum, Rome: L’erma di Bretschneider, (p.235-240, with photos)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -

 

Satrium

quinq(uennalem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7620]

C(aium) Iulium Polybium

aed(ilem) v(iis) a(edibus) s(acris) p(ublicis) p(rocurandis)

// lanternari tene / scalam      [CIL IV 7621]


M(arcum) Holconium

IIvir(um) i(ure) d(icundo) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7622]


Cn(aeum) Helvium Sabinum

aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7623]


Iudici(i)s Aug<g=C>(ustorum) felic(iter)      [CIL IV 7625]


D(ecimum) L(ucretium) V(alentem) f(ilium) aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7626]


Cn(aeus) Helvium Sabinum      [CIL IV 7628]


Q(uintum) Postumium

Modestum q(uinquennalem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7629]


L(ucium) Albucium

et Casellium v(iros) b(onos) aed(iles)      [CIL IV 7631]


[A(ulum) Tre]bium qu[inq(uennalem)]

o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7633]


] et te teneribib[3]ace[3]

vere dico      [CIL IV 7634]

 

D(ecimi) Lucreti Satri Valentis flaminis [Neronis] Caesaris Aug(usti) f(ilii) perpetui glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et D(ecimi) Lucreti Valentis fili(i) glad(iatorum) par(ia) X pugn(abunt) Pompeis ex a(nte) d(iem) V Nonis Apr(ilibus) venatio et vela erunt

// Poly[bius(?)]       [CIL IV 7992]

According to Cooley, this is an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –

20 pairs of gladiators of Decimus (Polybius – signed by writer’s name, enclosed within the initial D of Decimus) Lucretius Satrius Valens, perpetual priest of ((Nero)) Caesar, son of Augustus, and 10 pairs of gladiators of Decimus Lucretius Valens will fight at Pompeii on 4? April. There will be a hunt and awnings.

She says that this was painted in Black and Red in around AD 50-68, and the name of Nero was plastered over, perhaps after he committed suicide in AD 68.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p.50)

 

Dedicatione

operis tabularum Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi Mai Pompeis Idibus Iuni(i)s

pompa venatio athletae vela erunt

Nigra va(le)             [CIL IV 7993]

According to Cooley, this is also an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –

At the dedication of (Ocella) of the opus tabularum of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, at Pompeii on the 13 June, there will be a procession, hunt, athletics, and awnings. Greeting to Nigra (picture of a head).

She says this was painted in Red and Black, in around 59-69?

She also says there is no agreement about what the “opus tabularum” might be (see p.53).

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p.54)

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. 1964. Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the entrance doorway. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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III.2.1 Pompeii. 1964. Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the entrance doorway.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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III.2.1 Pompeii. 1961. Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the entrance. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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III.2.1 Pompeii. 1961. Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the entrance.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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III.2.1 Pompeii. 1944.  Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the devastated entrance and atrium after the bombing. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

III.2.1 Pompeii. 1944.

Looking west along north side of Via dell’Abbondanza towards the devastated entrance and atrium after the bombing.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii.  Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

III.2.1 Pompeii. Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens, east side of entrance.

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7992]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read as
D(ecimi) Lucreti Satri Valentis flaminis [Neronis] Caesaris Aug(usti) f(ilii) perpetui glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et D(ecimi) Lucreti Valentis fili(i) glad(iatorum) par(ia) X pugn(abunt) Pompeis ex a(nte) d(iem) V Nonis Apr(ilibus) venatio et vela erunt 
// Poly[bius(?)]       [CIL IV 7992]

According to Cooley, this is an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –
20 pairs of gladiators of Decimus (Polybius – signed by writer’s name, enclosed within the initial D of Decimus) Lucretius Satrius Valens, perpetual priest of ((Nero)) Caesar, son of Augustus, and 10 pairs of gladiators of Decimus Lucretius Valens will fight at Pompeii on 4? April. There will be a hunt and awnings.
She says that this was painted in Black and Red in around AD 50-68, and the name of Nero was plastered over, perhaps after he committed suicide in AD 68.
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.v50).

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7992]

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read as

D(ecimi) Lucreti Satri Valentis flaminis [Neronis] Caesaris Aug(usti) f(ilii) perpetui glad(iatorum) par(ia) XX et D(ecimi) Lucreti Valentis fili(i) glad(iatorum) par(ia) X pugn(abunt) Pompeis ex a(nte) d(iem) V Nonis Apr(ilibus) venatio et vela erunt

// Poly[bius(?)]       [CIL IV 7992]

According to Cooley, this is an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –

20 pairs of gladiators of Decimus (Polybius – signed by writer’s name, enclosed within the initial D of Decimus) Lucretius Satrius Valens, perpetual priest of ((Nero)) Caesar, son of Augustus, and 10 pairs of gladiators of Decimus Lucretius Valens will fight at Pompeii on 4? April. There will be a hunt and awnings.

She says that this was painted in Black and Red in around AD 50-68, and the name of Nero was plastered over, perhaps after he committed suicide in AD 68.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p.v50).

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. 
CIL IV 7626 can be seen on the extreme left of the photo, only partly conserved.
The last letters R P OVF, can still be read.
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read
D(ecimum) L(ucretium) V(alentem) f(ilium) aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7626]

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

CIL IV 7626 can be seen on the extreme left of the photo, only partly conserved.

The last letters R P OVF, can still be read.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read

D(ecimum) L(ucretium) V(alentem) f(ilium) aed(ilem) d(ignum) r(ei) p(ublicae) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7626]

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7620]
Inscription SATRIVM QVINQ OVF
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this expands to -

Satrium 
quinq(uennalem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7620]

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7620]

Inscription SATRIVM QVINQ OVF

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this expands to -

 

Satrium

quinq(uennalem) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)      [CIL IV 7620]

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this reads -
Dedicatione 
operis tabularum Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi Mai Pompeis Idibus Iuni(i)s 
pompa venatio athletae vela erunt 
Nigra va(le)             [CIL IV 7993]

According to Cooley, this is also an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –
At the dedication of (Ocella) of the opus tabularum of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, at Pompeii on the 13 June, there will be a procession, hunt, athletics, and awnings.  Greeting to Nigra (picture of a head).
She says this was painted in Red and Black, in around 59-69?
She also says there is no agreement about what the “opus tabularum” might be (see p. 53).
See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p. 54).

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), this reads -

Dedicatione

operis tabularum Cn(aei) Allei Nigidi Mai Pompeis Idibus Iuni(i)s

pompa venatio athletae vela erunt

Nigra va(le)             [CIL IV 7993]

 

According to Cooley, this is also an advertisement for the gladiatorial games and can be translated as –

At the dedication of (Ocella) of the opus tabularum of Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius, at Pompeii on the 13 June, there will be a procession, hunt, athletics, and awnings.  Greeting to Nigra (picture of a head).

She says this was painted in Red and Black, in around 59-69?

She also says there is no agreement about what the “opus tabularum” might be (see p. 53).

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p. 54).

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]

 

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]

III.2.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Detail of graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens. [CIL IV 7993]

 

III.2.1 Pompeii.  December 2006.  Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

III.2.1 Pompeii. December 2006. Graffiti outside House of Aulus Trebius Valens.

 

III.2.1 House of Aulus Trebius Valens.  December 2007.  Graffiti on outside wall.

III.2.1 Pompeii. December 2007. Graffiti on outside wall.

 

 

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