EINF0001 'Ein Fattir, 476-531 CE. Mosaic. Dedicatory.


Ἐπ[ὶ] [τ]ο[ῦ] θεοσεβεστάτου καὶ ὁσιωτάτου ἡμῶν
ἐπισκόπο[υ] Ἀναστασίου ἀν[ε]νε[ώ]θη τὸ πᾶν ἔργον τῆς
ἁγι[ω]τάτη[ς] ἐκ[κ]λησίας ὑπὲρ σωτηρίας καὶ μακροημερεύεσος
τῶν καρποφορησάντ[ω]ν ἐψηφ[ώ]θη μ[η]νὶ Μαρτίου ἰνδικτιῶνος ιδʹ
ψηφοθεσία Κλαυδιανοῦ καὶ Ἰμαννουελ ιεʹ μηνὸς [Μαρτίου].
In the time of our most God-fearing and pious bishop Anastasios all of the most holy church was restored for the salvation and longevity of the benefactors, and it was paved in the month of March, indiction 14, by the mosaicists Claudian and Emmanuel (15 March?).

The date is likely 461 or 476 and the Anastasios refrenced could be Bishop Anastasios I of Jerusalem. Three coins found in the courtyard support this date of late 5th Century. The mosaic could also be dated to 536 CE and could be referring to Bishop Anastasios of Eleutheropolis.


H: —; W: —; D: —.

461 CE to 536 CE

Ein Fattir, Judaea. Small basilica, Nave.
Before the chancel screen

Not Available

Tabula ansata (Around inscription)

('IIP-657', 'insc', '71')

('IIP-657', 'insc', '71')

('IIP-657', 'insc', '71')

    IIP-657 insc. 71 )

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