Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 1895
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Funerary inscription of the presbyter Badegiselus, Mainz (Gaul), seventh or early eighth century.
In hunc titulum re
qui.iscit benememo
rius Badegiselus
presbiter qui vixit
in paci annus
XXXXX feliciter
(ed. Boppert 1971: 24–26)
In this grave lies the Presbyter Badegiselus of good memory who lived happily in peace for 50 years.
(trans. J. Szafranowski)


By mistake, the picture of Badegiselus' epitaph is provided by Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby in the record containing the inscription of the Presbyter Nonnus, see Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby no. EDCS-11001679.
Boppert dated this inscription palaeographically to the seventh or, possibly, early eighth century.

Place of event:

  • Gaul
  • Mainz

About the source:

Origin: Mainz (Gaul)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
This epitaph was found in 1907 near the church of Saint Alban in Mainz. It is now preserved in the Mittelrheinisches Landesmuseum in this city.
Limestone, dimensions: 45 × 42 × 9 cm.
W. Boppert (ed.), Die frühchristlichen Inschriften des Mittelrheingebietes, Mainz am Rhein 1971, pp. 24-26.
Trismegistos no. 428597
Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby no. EDCS-29601394 (ill.)
E. Diehl (ed.), Inscriptiones Latinae christianae veteres, vol. 1, Berlin 1924/1925, no. 1171.


Burial/Funerary inscription
Functions within the Church - Urban 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, ER1895,