Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 2228
Funerary inscription commemorating the selling of a burial place by the Presbyter Exillaratus. Rome, possibly 6th c.
[Lo]cumque(?) comparavit a v(iro) v(enerabili) Exillarato p(res)b(yte)ro Pasca[sia 3] / coniux Vitaliani primicerii et aut(h)enta(e) numeri [equit(um)] / Theodosiac(orum) sol(idi) IIII et trim(isse) in q(uiete?) requiescit dep(ositus) VIII Kal(endas) Mar(tias) ind(ictione?) XV[
(ed. Epigraphik-Datenbank  Clauss/Slaby, no. EDCS-23300738)
Pascasia, the spouse of  Vitalianus, the primicerius and chief of the Theodosiaci (cavalry) bought this place from the venerable man, the presbyter Exillaratus, for four and one third of solids. She reposes, deposited on the 8th day before the Kalends of March [22 February], in the 15th indiction.
(trans. S. Adamiak)

Place of event:

  • Rome
  • Rome

About the source:

Origin: Rome (Rome)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
Marble slab 59 × 135 × 7 cm, currently in the portico of the Basilica of St Caecilia in Rome.
Inscriptiones Christianae Urbis Romae, Nova Series, 6, 32970
Trismegistos no. 594127.
Epigraphik Datenbank Clauss/Slaby no. EDCS-23300738.
Epigraphic Database Bari no. EDB27501
E. Diehl (ed.), Inscriptiones Latinae Christianae Veteres, vol. 1, ed. 2., Berlin 1961, no. 489.


Functions within the Church - Urban presbyter
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Relation with - Woman
Relation with - Soldier/Warrior
Ecclesiastical administration - Selling tombs/Administering graveyards
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: S. Adamiak, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER2228,