Inscription from the tomb of Germanus (GER0209)

Dublin Core

Title

Inscription from the tomb of Germanus (GER0209)

Description

An inscription over the entrance to the tomb of Germanus, a centurion, dedicated by his unnamed wife.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.451-2, no.219, pl.CXVI,a,, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Rights

Image 1 (photo): Welles 1938.
Images 2 (drawing): Schumacher 1900.

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0209

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

26d1c522-b3f1-499a-98fc-3ab905d2d022

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

0.86 m long
0.9 m tall

Edition

Χαίρετε. Κλημοφόρου στρατιῆσ[ι]ν ἀέθλια μάχρα τελέσσας
ἐνθάδε Γερμανὸς σῶμα λυθεὶς ἐτέθην,
ἓπτα χαὶ ἑβδομήχοντα μεταλλάξας ἐνιαυτῶν,
ἡγεμόνων ὑπάτων χρησάμενος φιλίαις.
ούδένι δ’ ἐξέσται ἂλλῳ τινί τῆδε τεθῆναι
ἢ μόνη ἡδίστη συ[μβ]ίω ἁγνοτάτη. Χαίρετε.

Edition Constituted From

Welles 1938

Translation Constituted From

Lucas 1901

Letters

4.5 cm tall

Findspot

Birketein area

Current Location (if known)

Reported in museum by Welles (1938). No inv. no. given.

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Lucas, H. 1901. Reportorium der grieschischen Inshriften aus Gerasa" in MNDPV (1901): 49-83 (74, no.81).

Schumacher. MNDPV 1900.

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.451-2, no.219, pl.CXVI,a,, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Citation

“Inscription from the tomb of Germanus (GER0209),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 26, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/25.

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