Kefar Truman - Church

Inscription number: 
1
Epigraphical corpora: 

SEG 64 (2014): 1681 (ed. pr.)

CIIP IV.1 (2018): 2669 (ph.)

Inscription type: 
building
Location: 

Findspot: At the easternmost part of the nave, in front of the altar.

Pres. loc.: Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, IAA inv. no. 1958-829/1-2. Autopsy: 5 June 2014 (Werner Eck).

Physical description : 

Mosaic inscription within tabula ansata

Text: 

          ☩ Ἐπὶ τοῦ θεο-

          σ̣ε̣β̣εστάτου

          πρεσ̣[β(υτέρου] κὲ ἡγ̣ο[υμ-]

4        ένου Εὐσεβίο[υ ἀνε-]

          νεώθη ὁ να[ός.]

Translation: 

Under the most pious priest and abbot Eusebius, the church was renovated.

Apparatus: 

Ll.1-2. θεο|σ̣ε̣β̣εστάτου: from ph.,  Zellmann-Rohrer; θεο|φιλεστάτου,  Meimaris

Date: 
6th cent.?
Summary: 

Mosaic building inscription within tabula ansata, in the nave in front of the altar.

Contents
Actions: 
was renovated
Definitions of building/part of building: 
naos
Ecclesiastical titles: 
presbyter
Monastical titles: 
abbot/hegumen
Epithets of clergy/monks: 
God-fearing (theosebestatos, theotimetos)
Personal names: 
Eusebius
Epigraphical Abbreviations: 
stigma