Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 492
Funerary inscription of Exsoderus, presbyter probably in Mértola (iberian Peninsula), date unknown.
Exsode/ru[s?] pres(by)t(er) / vixit a(nnos) / LXXXV r/[eq]uit(!) in / p[a]c[e] IIII Kal(endas) / - - - - - -
(Hispania Epigraphica Online Database no. 20615)
Exsoderus presbyter, lived 85 years, rested in peace on the fourth day before the Kalends ...
(trans. by M. Szada)

Place of event:

  • Iberian Peninsula
  • Mértola

About the source:

Origin: Mértola (Iberian Peninsula)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
The inscription on a white marble slab with some decoration (37 x 22 x 5,5 cm) was found in 1990. It was reused in the wall of the 18th- or 19th-century so-called Vila Velha in Mértola.   (Hispania Epigraphica 4 (1998), no. 991).
Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss / Slaby, no. EDCS-05000397
L`Annee Epigraphique 1994 (year 1991), no. 943
M.M.A. Dias, C. Torres. `Fragmentos de Três Novos Epitáfios Paleocristãos de Mértola.` Ficheiro Epigráfico 38 (1991): 173
Hispania Epigraphica 4 (1998), no. 991


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, ER492,