Greek inscription on a mosaic by Paulus for himself and Maria from Jabaliya (JAB0105)

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Title

Greek inscription on a mosaic by Paulus for himself and Maria from Jabaliya (JAB0105)

Subject

Greek inscription on a mosaic from the church at el-Mkeitim in Jabaliya (near Gaza), dated c.528-530 CE (JAB0105). The dedication celebrations is on behalf of the priest Paulus and his sister, Maria (deceased). Paulus and Maria are also known from other mosaics in the same church; see JAB0101-JAB0104.

Source

Publisher

CIIP3: 2454

Date

Format

Mosaic

Language

Identifier

JAB0105

Mosaic Inscription Item Type Metadata

Brief Description of Mosaic Theme

Black tesserae on a white background. 6 lines of an inscription divided by black lines within a medallion.

Diplomatic

ΥΠΕΡ
ΣΩΤΗΡΙΑΣ
ΠΑΥΛΟΥΠΡΕΣΒΥ
ΟΥΚΠΙΑΝΟΥΚΥΠΕ
ΑΝΑΠΑΥΣΙΣΜΑ
ΡΙΑ[--]
[--]

Translation

On behalf of the salvation of Paulus, the priest, son of Ulpianus, and on behalf of the rest of Maria...

Diplomatic Constituted From

CIIP3

Translation Constituted From

CIIP3

Current Location (if known)

Church of el-Mkheitim, Jabaliya

Name 1

Name 2

Selected Bibliography

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. 401-402, no.2454

Saliou, C. 2000. "Gaza dans l'antique tardive: nouveaux documents epigraphiques." Revue Biblique 107(3): 390-411.

Citation

“Greek inscription on a mosaic by Paulus for himself and Maria from Jabaliya (JAB0105),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 22, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/191.

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