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JAFF0032

Jaffa, 4th-6th century CE. Tombstone. Funerary.

Transcription

Ἐνθάδε κῖτεἸσακις πρεσβύτερος τῆςΚαπαδοκῶν Ταρσοῦ λινοπώλου

Translation

Here lies Isakis, elder of the (synagogue of) the Cappadocians, from Tarsus, linen merchant.

Diplomatic

[no diplomatic]

Terminus post quem:
Terminus ante quem:
Notes
Line 2 could also be read as Ἰσακι<ο>ς. The name of the deceased is a Greek transliteration of the biblical יצחק.

Languages

Greek

Dimensions

H: 26 cm; W: 17.5 cm; D: 3.2 cm

Date

301 CE to 600 CE

Current location

University of Oslo, Institute of Classical Archaeology, inv. no. 41679

Figures

No figures described.

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Veronese, Anna. “The Inscriptions of the Jaffa Necropolis.” M.A. Thesis, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009. (IIP-593).
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Source of transcription

  • Veronese, Anna. “The Inscriptions of the Jaffa Necropolis.” M.A. Thesis, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009. (IIP-593).
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Veronese, Anna. “The Inscriptions of the Jaffa Necropolis.” M.A. Thesis, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009. (IIP-593).
    Zotero
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