Khirbet Beit Sila - St. Theodor

Inscription number: 
2
Selected bibliography: 
379, fig. 7 (ph., dr.)
411-412, no. 2 (ph., dr.) (ed. pr.)
Abbreviation for Journals and Series
Epigraphical corpora: 

CIIP IV.1 (2018): 2750 (ph., dr.)

Inscription type: 
dedicatory
Location: 

In the mosaic pavement in the central passage between the narthex and the nave.

Physical description : 

Short, unframed inscription facing east, next to a floret of black and red tesserae. The letters are roughly traced in black tesserae of greatly varying sizes (2.5-10 cm). Uplifted upsilon indicating abbreviation. Name of benefactor monogrammed.

Text: 

Θυ(μίαμα) Ἰωάνου.

Translation: 

Offering of John.

Summary: 

Unframed dedicatory monogrammed inscription of John, in the mosaic pavement in the central passage.

Contents
Personal names: 
Ioannes
Epigraphical Abbreviations: 
uplifted upsilon