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Scythopolis-Beth Shean, 553-4 or 568-9 CE. Mosaic Pavement. Calendar.

Transcription

Ἰανουάριοςἡμέραι λα´ Φεβρουάριοςἡμέραι κη´Μάρτιοςἡμέραι λα´Ἀπρίλιοςἡμέραι λ´Μάιοςἡμέραι λα´ Ἰούνιοςἡμέραι λ´Ἰούλιοςἡμέραι λα´ Αὐγούστοςἡμέραι λα´Ϲεπέμβριοςἡμέραι λ´Ὀκτώβριοςἡμέραι λα´Νοέμβριοςἡμέραι λ´Δεκέμβριοςἡμέραι λα´

Translation

January* [31 days]*, February* 28 days*, March* 31 days*, April* 30 days*, May* 31 days*, June* 30 days*, July* 31 days*, August* 31 days*, September* 30 days*, October* 31 days*, November*, 30 days*, December* 31 days

Diplomatic

Ε ΗΜ ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΚΗ ΦΕΒΡΟΥΑΡΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ ΜΑΡΤΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ Λ ΑΠΡΙΛΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ ΜΑΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ Λ •Ι•ΟΥΝΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ •Ι•ΟΥΛΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ ΥϹΤΟϹ Ε ΗΜ Λ ϹΕΠΤΕΜΒΡΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ ΟΚΤWΒΡΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ Λ ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟϹ Ε ΗΜ ΛΑ ΔΕΚΕΜΒΡΙΟϹ

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Languages

Greek

Dimensions

H: —; W: —; D: —

Date

553 CE to 569 CE

Current location

No provenance provided.

Figures

  • Circular zodiac panel: Busts of Sun and Moon holding torches central medallion

  • Personified months engaged in seasonal activities radiating pattern surrounding central medallion

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Di Segni, Leah. “Dated Greek Inscriptions from Palestine from the Roman and Byzantine Periods.” PhD Dissertation, Hebrew University, 1997. (IIP-563).
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Source of transcription

  • Di Segni, Leah. “Dated Greek Inscriptions from Palestine from the Roman and Byzantine Periods.” PhD Dissertation, Hebrew University, 1997. (IIP-563).
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Di Segni, Leah. “Dated Greek Inscriptions from Palestine from the Roman and Byzantine Periods.” PhD Dissertation, Hebrew University, 1997. (IIP-563).
    Zotero
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