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Gaius Cornelius Gallus
Inscriptio in insula Philis reperta
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) III 141475
Berlin, 1902


C. Cornelius Cn. f. Gallu[s eq]ues Romanus post reges / a Caesare deivi f. devictos praefect[us Alex]andreae et Aegypti primus defection[is] / Thebaidis intra dies XV, quibus hostem v[icit, bis a]cie victor V urbium expugnator Bore[se]- / os Copti Ceramices Diospoleos meg[ales Op]hieu ducibus earum defectionum inter[ce]- / ptis exercitu ultra Nili catarhacte[n transd]ucto in quem locum neque populo / Romano neque regibus Aegypti [arma ante s]unt prolata Thebaide communi omn[i]- / um regum formidine subact[a] leg[atisque re]gis Aethiopum ad Philas auditis eoq[ue] / rege in tutelam recepto tyrann[o] Tr[iacontas]choenundi(?) Aethiopiae constituto die[is] / patrieis et Nil[o adiut]ori d(onum) d(edit).



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