Aspects of Identity-Construction and Cultural Mimicry among Dalmatian Sailors in the Roman Navy*
Dzino, Danijel, Antichthon
C. Ravonius Celer was a sailor of the Misene fleet from Dalmatia.
C. Ravonius Celer qui et Bato Scenobarbi (f.) from Naples (CIL 10.3618 = Dessau 2901):
D(IS) M(ANIBUS) / C(AIUS) RAVONIUS CELER QUI ET BATO SCE / NOBARBI NATION(E) DAL[M(ATA)] / MANIP(U)L(ARIS) EX (TRIREME) ISID[E MIL(ITAVIT) ANN(IS)] XI VIXIT [ANN(IS) ...] / P(UBLIUS) AELIUS V[...] I VENER[(E) ...]
This inscription from his tombstone provides important evidence about the process of construction of individual identities in the period of the early principate, for it reveals the parallel existence of Roman and indigenous identity in a funerary context, commemorating C. Ravonius Celer, who is also at …
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Publication information: Article title: Aspects of Identity-Construction and Cultural Mimicry among Dalmatian Sailors in the Roman Navy*. Contributors: Dzino, Danijel - Author. Journal title: Antichthon. Volume: 44. Publication date: January 1, 2010. Page number: 96+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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