ROMAN OFFICERS

 

Tribunus and Legatus

 

 

Centurio

 

 

Aquilifer

 

 

Optio

 

 

Beneficiarius, Imagnifer, Signifer, Vexillarius

 

 

Cornicen

 

 

Fasces - Lictor

 

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     In a picturesque place east of Naples in area CAMPANIA are located Abbey Goleto, monastery L'Abbazia di San Guglielmo. With the tower Febronia in which has been preserved monument in which are built several large stone blocks that probably in antiquity were part of the, mausoleum of centurion Marcus Marcellus Pacius of Legio IIII Scythica. Solid stone blocks from centurion mausoleum with rich decoration typical of the Roman era, are used in renaissance to reinforce the monastery against bandit raids in this historic period.
     Тhe Goleto place is in the present territory of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi and are relates with the remains of the sepulchral monument built there by MARCUS PACCIUS MARCELLUS of the Galeria tribe, centurion of Legion IIII Scythica. In 1152 the abbess Febronia reuses the remains of the mausoleum as increasing its height by a defensive tower, “one of the rare examples of the fortified works attached to religious wholes”.
Luigi Guerriero in Napoli Nobilissima, vol. XXIX – Fasc. V-VI – set. dic. 1990; Arte Tipografica Napoli
Epigraphy inscription of the tower Febronia of the monastery.
M. PACCIO G. F. GA.
MARCELLO PRIMI
PILARI LEG. IIII
SCYTHICAE

AB INCAR. D.
A. M. C. C. Q.II IN
DIC. V.. X. – N. ED. F. ABATO
FEBRONIA C.T. OPAIS
ABBA
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