The Epitaph of Seraspadanes and Rhodaspes | ESR

An inscription that appears to commemorate two out of the four sons of the Arsacid king Phraates IV who were sent to Rome as “hostages” at some point between 19 and 10 BCE. The epitaph probably dates to the first half of the first century CE.

The text is CIL 6.1799 = ILS 842 = Hackl et al. 2010: 2.436 (III.1.3.A.2).


The Latin Text & Translation