White marble. Late 4th — late 5th century CE. CIL. IX. 2332.Inv. No. 27.Capua, Provincial Museum of Campania, Lapidarium of Th. MommsenPhoto by Ilya Shurygin
Funerary inscription of the bishop Severus.
White marble. Late 4th — late 5th century CE. CIL. IX. 2332. Inv. No. 27.
Capua, Provincial Museum of Campania, Lapidarium of Th. Mommsen (Capua, Museo provinciale campano)
Found in Alife (ancient Allifae), in the foundation of the building called “Old Chancellery” (Cancelleria vecchia), together with a two-headed herm which was presented to Th. Mommsen by his Allifan friend and deposited by him to the Berlin Museum.
White marble slab composed of two fragments of the single inscription not adjacent to each other. After the arrival to the museum the fragments a and b were assembled on a wooden plate by the archaeologists G.B. de Rossi and G. Minervini.
а) height 0.29 m; width 0.51 m; depth 0.03 m.
b) height 0.11 m; width 0.09 m; depth 0.03 m.
CIL. IX. 2332.
Hic req[uiescit in pace sanctae memoriae] / Severus episco[pus qui vixit annos plus] / minus L et [sedi]t [annos 3 menses]/ VIII dies V[3? dep(ositus est) 3
Here rests in peace bishop Severus of sacred memory who lived approximately 50 years and held the position for... years, eight months and... days, died...
Keywords: epigraphia epigraphy inscription iscrizione epigrafia epigraphik epigrafik inschrift épigraphie roman romano romana romani römisch römische romaine gravestone funerary inscriptions epitaph in pietra tombale epitaffio grabstein-inschrift de pierre épitaphe white marble hic requiescit pace sanctae memoriae severus episcopus qui vixit annos plus minus l et sedit 3 menses viii dies v bishop alife allifae fasti allifani cil ix 2332 inv no 27