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Horvat Hura, 581-583 CE. Mosaic Pavement. Acclamation, building, invocation, prayer, signature of worker.

Transcription

Ἐπὶ τοῦ θεοφιλεστάτου Ἠλία πρεσβυτέρου καὶἡγουμένου ἐτελιόθη τοῦτο τὸ ἔργονἐν μηνὶ Γορπιέουκζʹ ἰνδικτιῶος αʹ· εὐξασθεεὐξεσθε ὑπὲρ Ἀναστασίου ψιφοθέτου.φῶςζωή

Translation

Under the most God-loving Elias, priest and abbot, this work was completed in the month of Gorpiaeus, the 27, of indiction 1. Pray for Anastasius the mosaic-layer. Light, Life.

Diplomatic

[no diplomatic]

Terminus post quem:
Terminus ante quem:
Notes
September 14th of a first indiction in the month of Gorpiaeus probably in the Gregorian year 582. September 14th also marks the feast of Encaeniae for the inauguration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Languages

Greek

Dimensions

H: —; W: —; D: —

Date

581 CE to 583 CE

Current location

No provenance provided.

Figures

  • Vessels, flora, and ducks. in the mosaic.

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Varga, D., and Anat Rasyuk. “The Byzantine Monastery at Hura in the Northern Negev.” Qadmoniot: A Journal for the Antiquities of Eretz-Israel and Bible Lands 154 (2017): 109–16. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26749374.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Varga, D., and Anat Rasyuk. “The Byzantine Monastery at Hura in the Northern Negev.” Qadmoniot: A Journal for the Antiquities of Eretz-Israel and Bible Lands 154 (2017): 109–16. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26749374.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Varga, D., and Anat Rasyuk. “The Byzantine Monastery at Hura in the Northern Negev.” Qadmoniot: A Journal for the Antiquities of Eretz-Israel and Bible Lands 154 (2017): 109–16. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26749374.
    Zotero

Other sources

  • Varga, D. “Hura, Nahal Shoqet, Preliminary report.” Hadashot Arkheologiyot 127 (2015). http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail.aspx?id=24838&mag_id=122.
    Zotero
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