Isdem diebus M. Lepidus ab senatu petivit ut basilicam Pauli, Aemilia monimenta, propria pecunia firmaret ornaretque.
Nearly at the same time, Marcus Lepidus asked permission from the senate to strengthen and decorate the Basilica of Paulus, a monument of the Aemilian house, at his own expense.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Cornelius Tacitus: Volume III: Histories 4-5, Annals 1-3., Loeb Classical Library Vol. 249, translated by Clifford H. Moore, John Jackson, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1931, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.