Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 1893
Funerary inscription of the Presbyter Nonnus, Boppard (Gaul), sixth or seventh century.
Hic requi
iscit in
pace Non
nus pr(e)s(bi)t(e)r
oviit qu
into die
an(te) K(a)l(en)d(a)s
(ed. Boppert 1971: 138-139)
Here lies in peace the Presbyter Nonnus. He died on the fifth day before the Kalends of September.
(trans. J. Szafranowski)


The fifth day before the Kalends of September corresponds to 28 August.

Place of event:

  • Gaul
  • Boppard

About the source:

Origin: Boppard (Gaul)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
This epitaph was found in 1868 on the Frankish cemetery near Boppard, south of the late-Roman fort on the Rhine. It is now lost.
Shellstone on the tuff coffin, dimensions: 28 cm × 18.3 cm × 13 cm.
W. Boppert (ed.), Die frühchristlichen Inschriften des Mittelrheingebietes, Mainz am Rhein 1971, pp. 138-139.
Trismegistos no. 425697
Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby no. EDCS-11001679
K. Zangemeister (ed.), Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, vol. XIII, Berlin 1898, no. 7561.
E. Diehl (ed.), Inscriptiones Latinae christianae veteres, vol. 1, Berlin 1924/1925, no. 1171 A.
E.J. Nikitsch (ed.), Deutsche Inschriften, vol. 60, Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis I, 2004, no. 11.


Burial/Funerary inscription
Functions within the Church - Parish presbyter
Functions within the Church - Rural presbyter
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: J. Szafranowski, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER1893,