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REGISTER OF A COHORT

Greek text:  BGU 696
Date:   A.D. 156.

Register of cohort I Augusta Praetoria Lusitanorum Equitata for the month of August in the consulship of Silvanus and Augurinus, the winter quarters of which cohort have been at Contrapollonopolis Major in the Thebaid since July 7 of the consulship of Pontianus and Rufinus, and the praefect of which is Marcus Julius Silvanus son of Marcus, of the tribe Quirina, from Thubursica, who took up his post on April 23 of the consulship of Commodus and Lateranus in place of Aelius Pudentillus.

August 31. The total strength on December 31 was 505, comprising 6 centurions, 3 decurions, 114 cavalrymen, 19 camel-riders, 363 infantrymen.

And since January 1 the following have joined: 1 civilian enrolled by Sempronius Liberalis, praefect of Egypt, namely Sextus Sempronius Candidus on April 27 of the consulship of Silvanus and Augurinus ; 1 decurion degraded from the ala I Thracum Mauretaniae to the roll of a cohort, namely Aulus Flavins Vespasianus on March 2 of the consulship of Vibius and Varus ; 9 voluntary recruits approved by Sempronius Liberalis, praefect of Egypt, comprising 1 cavalryman, 1 camel-rider, . . . ; received from legion II Trajana Fortis by presentation of the said praefect of Egypt : in the centuria of Lappus, on April 2 1 of the consulship of Condianus and Maximus, Valerius Tertius ; in the centuria of Candidus, on November 10 of the consulship of Torquatus and Julianus, Horatius Herennianus ; transferred from cohort I Flavia Cilicum, in the centuria of Candidus, on ... of the consulship of Commodus and Pompeianus, Maevius Marcellus ; likewise transferred from . . ., in the centuria of Lappus, on February . . of the consulship of Severus and Stloga, Gaius Longinus Apoll . .


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