De Vita Caesarum
C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Postea solidam columnam prope viginti pedum lapidis Numidici in Foro statuit inscripsitque PARENTI PATRIAE.
Afterwards they set up in the Forum a solid column of Numidian marble almost twenty feet high, and inscribed upon it, "To the Father of his Country."
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from C. Suetonius Tranquillus: Volume I. Julius. Augustus. Tiberius. Gaius. Caligula, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 31, translated by J.C. Rolfe, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1914, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.