Marble Greek epitaph of Zosime from Caesarea Maritima

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Title

Marble Greek epitaph of Zosime from Caesarea Maritima

Description

A white marble plaque with a greek epitaph for Zosime, an Italian woman with good fortune who was once a slave, from Caesarea Maritima 1-2 c. CE

Publisher

CIIP2: 1568

Date

Format

Marble

Language

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

H. 36cm
W. 72cm
D. 13cm

Decoration

a five line Greek inscription

Language

Translation

This tomb hides the body of Zosime, well endowed by fortune, Italian by birth, once slave of the emperors.

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP2

Edition Constituted From

CIIP2

Translation Constituted From

CIIP2

Description

A white marble plaque with a greek epitaph for Zosime, an Italian woman with good fortune who was once a slave, from Caesarea Maritima 1-2 c. CE

Current Location (if known)

Hebr. Univ. Inst. Arch., Jerusalem

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

CIIP2=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume II: Caesarea and the Middle Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. no.1568.

Citation

“Marble Greek epitaph of Zosime from Caesarea Maritima,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed November 22, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/752.

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