This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and published on 07/11/2019.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
We know Didius Taxiarchus only from his funerary inscription in six verses (IGUR 3, 1189), which was found at Rome and is dated on the basis of paleography to the 2nd c. CE. The inscription is preceded by a dedication in Latin, probably written by the patronus o…