Tomb of Bizzus set up by Rebeca, wife of Rufinus (JOP0106)

Dublin Core

Title

Tomb of Bizzus set up by Rebeca, wife of Rufinus (JOP0106)

Description

Greek inscription for Bizzus from Joppa, set up by Rebecca, the wife of Rufinus, identified as either the presbeutes or presbyteros, dated between the 3rd-6th c. CE (JOP0106)

Source

Format

Marble

Language

Identifier

JOP0106

Funerary inscription Item Type Metadata

Diplomatic

ΒΙΖΖΟΥ
ΡΕΒΚΑΓΥΝΗ
ΡΟΥΦΙΝΟΥ
ΠΡΕΣΒΕΥΤΟ
Υ

Translation

(Tomb) of Bizzus
Reb(e)ca wife
of Rufinus
the preseutes (or presbyteros?)

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Description

Square marble slab with four lines of Greek inscription

Findspot

Jaffa necropolis.

Original Context (if known)

Jaffa necropolis

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Name 3

Notes

This Bizzus is likely the same as the Bizzus from JOP0207, although the Rebeca in this inscription is perhaps not the same as the Rebecca in JOP0207 (CIIP3 nos.2189-2190)

Selected Bibliography

CIIP3=Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, volume III: South Coast: a multi-lingual corpus of
the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad, Ameling et. al. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2014. pp.59-60, no.2189.

Citation

“Tomb of Bizzus set up by Rebeca, wife of Rufinus (JOP0106),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/122.

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