Dedicatory inscription to Julia Domna (GER0111)

Dublin Core

Title

Dedicatory inscription to Julia Domna (GER0111)

Description

Dedicatory inscription from Gerasa, dated 193-211, for Julia Domna from Theodoros Apolleis. Architectural moulding suggests the inscription was originally set up on a building.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.427, no.150, pl.CXIX, d, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Date

Rights

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.427, no.150, pl.CXIX, d, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0111

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

a7d327c6-4f64-4156-a42f-61bd382cf43a

Dedicatory Inscription Item Type Metadata

Dedicatory Type

Building?

Diplomatic

AΓΑΘΗΤΥΧΗ
ΙΟΥΛΙΑΝΔΟΜΝΑΝΤΗΝ
ΚΥΡΙΑΝCΕΒΑCΤΗΝ
ΕΥCEBOYCAHΠΟΛΙCΔΙ (επι?)
ΜΕΛΗΤΟ ΘΕΟΔ (ΟΕΟΔωΡΟΥ?) ΑΠΟΛ
ΛΕΙC

Translation

To Agathe Tyche. The city dedicates this to mistress Julia Domna pius Sebasta after the public charge of Theodoros Apolleis

Diplomatic Constituted From

Welles 1938

Description

Inscription found on a single block (0.61mx0.48m). Two lines CXIX

Letters

Letter size=0.035m

Findspot

North Tetrapylon

Name 1

Role 2

Notes

Welles (1938, 427) dates the inscription by the titles given to Julia Domna; Jones (1928, 164) holds that Apolleis was an "engraver's error for Απολλειου or some similar name."

Selected Bibliography

Jones, A.H.M. 1928. "Inscriptions from Jerash," JRS 18:144-178 (164, no.27)

Citation

“Dedicatory inscription to Julia Domna (GER0111),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed October 18, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/16.

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