Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 2355
Funerary inscription of the presbyter Stephanus and his wife Martana on the cover of the sarcophagus found at the cemetery of Crikvine near Salona (Dalmatia), probably the 6th century.
Arca Stephano p(res)b(yte)r(o) et Martanae iugali eius
(following Brigitte Gräf, Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg HD063019)
The sarcophagus of Stephen, presbyter, and his wife Martana.
(trans. M. Szada)

Place of event:

  • Danubian provinces and Illyricum
  • Salona
  • Vranjic
  • Crikvine
  • Salona

About the source:

Origin: Salona (Danubian provinces and Illyricum)Vranjic (Danubian provinces and Illyricum), Crikvine (Danubian provinces and Illyricum),
The inscription is on the cover of the sarcophagus discovered in 1889 at the cemetery in Vranjic near Salona and now kept in the Archaeological Museum in Split. The dimensions: in width 210 cm, in heigth 20 cm, in depth 14,5.
Online databases:
Epigraphische Datenbank Clauss Slaby EDCS-29600209
Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg, HD063019
Trismegistos no. 187737
F. und O. Harl, Ubi Erat Lupa, 24917 (with photographies)
Printed editions:
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum vol. 3, no. 9552.
E. Diehl, Inscriptiones latinae christianae veteres, Berlin 1925, no. 1172.
E. Marin ed., Inscriptions de Salone chrétienne, IVe-VIIe siècles, Rome, Split 2010, 590-591, no. 284


Family life - Marriage
Burial/Funerary inscription
Described by a title - Presbyter/πρεσβύτερος
Relation with - Wife
Please quote this record referring to its author, database name, number, and, if possible, stable URL: M. Szada, Presbyters in the Late Antique West, ER2355,