Funerary inscription of Iulia Onesime. Photocollage.

Marble. 1st century CE.
Dimensions: 0.247 × 0.29 m. Height of letters 0.130.22 m.
CIL VI 20587.

Rome, Church of Saint John Before the Latin Gate
(San Giovanni a Porta Latina)

Origin:
Rome, church of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina, reused in the pavement of presbytery.
Description:
CIL VI 20587.

D(is) M(anibus) Iulia Onesi/me fec(it) fili(i)s pientis/simis Claudiae Ptole/maidi vix(it) ann(os) X m(enses) VI / d(ies) X et Claudio Ptole/maeo vix(it) ann(os) XII m(enses) IIII / d(ies) XXV fecit sibi lib(ertis) liber/tabusque posterisque / eorum [3]

Julia Onesime made to gods Manes  for her most pious children Claudia Ptolemais who lived for 10 years, 6 months and 10 days, and for Claudius Ptolemaeus who lived for 12 years, 4 months and 25 days; made for herself, her freedmen and freedwomen and their posterity.

Credits:
2015. Photo, pholocollage: Ilya Shurygin.
Text and description of the inscription: Eagle. Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy.
2016. Translation from Latin: O. Liubimova.

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Keywords: Dis Manibus Iulia Onesime fecit filiis pientissimis Claudiae Ptolemaidi vixit annos X menses VI dies X et Claudio Ptolemaeo vixit annos XII menses IIII dies XXV fecit sibi libertis libertabusque posterisque eorum gods manes Julia Onesime Claudia Ptolemais Claudius Ptolemaeus freedmen freedwomen posterity CIL VI 20587