Trebius Germanus

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Governor of Britannia c.126AD

Trebius Germanus - Epigraphic Evidence

RIB 995 Bewcastle, Cumbria

Bewcastle, Cumbria RIB 995 (dated: c.126AD) IMP CAES TRAIANO HADRIANO AVG LEG II AVG ET XX V V ... IICNC.IR... LEG AVG PR PR For the emperor Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus, the Second Augustan Legion and the Twentieth Valiant and Victorious [...]¹ pro-praetorian legate of the emperor.

  1. The text here is corrupt but the legate's name may be Trebius Germanus.

Military Diploma From the Continent

[E]T I HAMIORVM SAGITTARIA E[T I AQVITANORVM ET I --- ET I FRISIAVONVM ET I] TVNGRORVM MILLARIA ET I AELIA D[ACORVM MILLARIA ET II GALLORVM ET II PANNONIORVM] ET II ASTVRVM ET II DELMATARVM ET II NERVIORVM [ET II LINGONVM] ET III LINGONVM ET III BRACARAVGVSTANORVM ET IIII GALLORVM ET I[III LINGONVM ET I[III BREVCORVM ET V GALLORVM ET VI NERVIORVM ET VII THRACVM [ET SVNT I]N BRITTANIA SVB TREBIO GERMANO QVIN[IS ET VICENIS PL]VRI[BVSVE STIPENDIS] EMERITIS DIMISSIS HONESTA MISSIONE QVOR[VM NOMINA SVB]SCRIPTA SVNT IPSIS LIBERIS POSTERIS[QVE EORVM] CIVITATEM DEDIT ET CONVBIVM CVM VXORIBVS Q[VAS TVNC] HABVISSENT CVM EST CIVITAS IIS DATA AVT SI QVI CAELIBES [ES]SENT CVM IIS QVAS POSTEA DVXISSENT DVMTAXAT SINGVLI SINGVLAS. ANTE DIEM XIII KALENDAS SEPTEMBRES Q TINEIO RVFO M LICINIO CELERE NEPOTE CONSVLIBVS COHORTIS II LINGONVM CVI PRAEST C HEDIVS VERVS PITTINO MERGENTE EX PEDITE ITAXAE STAMILLAE F DACO. DESCRIPTVM ET RECOGNITVM EX TABVLA AENEA QVAE FIXA EST ROMAE IN MVRO POST TEMPLVM DIVI AVGVSTI AD MINERVAM.

"[...] and the First Hamian Archers, and the First Aquitanians, and the First [...], and the First Frisiavones, and the First Tungrian, one-thousand strong, and the First of Aelius' Dacians, one-thousand strong, and the Second Gallic, and the Second Pannonian, and the Second Asturan, and the Second Dalmatian, and the Second Nervian, [and the Second Lingonian,] and the Third Lingonian, and the Third Bracaraugustinian, and the Fourth Gallic, and the Fourth Lingonian, and the Fourth Breucorian, and the Fifth Gallic, and the Sixth Nervian, and the Seventh Thracian, who are in Britannia under Trebius Germanus. ... "

L' Année Épigraphique 1997;
AE 1997.1779b