Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 2149
The funerary inscription, probably of a presbyter of the titular church of St John and Paul. Rome, the catacombs of St Sebastian, AD 535.
[--- tituli] s(an)c(t)or(um) Iohannis et Pauli te querunt
[--- ma]gnalia Chr(ist)o tu LXXV an(nis) in ecclesia
[---] dep(ositus) IIII kal(endas) aprilis post cons(ulatum) Paulini iun(ioris)
(Epigraphic Database Bari no. 1477)
[...] of the title of St John and Paul ask you
[...] you [praised] great things of Christ for 75 years in the Church
[... he was] deposited on the 4th day before the Kalends of April after the consulate of Paulinus the Younger [29 March 535]
(trans. S. Adamiak)

Place of event:

  • Rome
  • Rome

About the source:

Origin: Rome (Rome)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
The marble slab is in the catacombs of St Sebastian on the Via Appia in Rome.
Inscriptiones Christianae Urbis Romae, Nova Series, 5, 13123 (Ferrua, Antonio - 1971) (
Trismegistos no. 291541.
Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby no. EDCS-331009401.
E. Diehl (ed.), Inscriptiones Latinae Christianae Veteres, vol. 1, ed. 2., Berlin 1961, no. 1139.
Epigraphic Database Bari no. 1477 (with illustration)


Burial/Funerary inscription
Functions within the Church - Parish presbyter
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: S. Adamiak, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER2149,