Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 2199
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Funerary inscription of the Presbyter Buraidus from Serdica, the 5th or 6th century.
(cross) (h)ic requiescit corpus vi
ri religiosi Buraiδi
presbyteri (cross)
(following EDH, HD027538)
(cross) Here lies the body of the religious man, Buraidus, the presbyter (cross)
(trans. M. Szada)

Place of event:

  • Danubian provinces and Illyricum
  • Serdica

About the source:

Origin: Serdica (Danubian provinces and Illyricum)
A slab of grey marble found on the cemetary in Serdica (modern Sofija in Bulgaria). Dimensions: 25 cm height, 27 cm width, 7 cm depth. Letter size: 3 cm. Dated to the 5th or 6th century by Seure 1919: 352.
G. Seure, "Archéologie Thrace, documents inédits ou peu connus (deuxième série) (suite)", Revue archéologique 10 (1919), 352.
R. Cagnat, M. Besnier, Année Épigraphique 1920 (1920), no. 110.
E. Diehl, Inscriptiones Christianae Latinae Veteres, vol. 1, Berlin 1961, no. 1666
V. Beševliev, Spätgriechische und spätlateinische Inschriften aus Bulgarien (Berlin 1964) 12, Nr. 12; Taf. 5, 14.
Trismegistos no. 197647
Epigraphische Datenbank Clauss Slaby EDCS-16201594 and EDCS-29900546 (ill.)
Packhard Humanities Institute 167542 (after Beševliev)


Burial/Funerary inscription
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: M. Szada, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER2199,