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New Inscriptions in Aramaic/Early Syriac and Greek from the Cemeteries of Edessa

Bekir Çetin, Müslüm Demir, Alain Desreumaux, John Healey et Peter Liddel
p. 119-141

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Recently Excavated Tombs in Şanlıurfa and their Inscriptions
The Kızılkoyun (= “red sheep”) necropolis (Figs. 1, 2)
Syriac/Edessan Aramaic Inscriptions from inside Kızılkoyun Tomb M 53
A Greek/Aramaic bilingual inscription on a broken stone stretcher (probably a lintel) from the doorway of Kızılkoyun Tomb M 54 (Figs. 3, 6)
Aramaic
Greek
Personal names
Greek inscription from Kızılkoyun Tomb M 55 (and illegible Syriac inscriptions outside the tomb) (Figs. 3, 7, 8, 9)
Syriac
Greek
Line 1
ΟΑΝΑΓΕ
Α̣ΤΩΝ
Line 2
ΕΝΘΑΚ
ΙΡΟΙΣ
ΩΑΥΤΟΥ
The Greek and Syriac Inscriptions from Kale Eteği tombs
The Kale Eteği necropolis (Fig. 10)
List of the Inscriptions from Kale Eteği tombs
Greek Inscriptions in Frescoes from Kale Eteği Tomb M 33
Painted Greek Inscription on the Left arcosolium: Inscription of Akibsima (Fig. 11)
Personal names
Painted Greek Inscription on the Right arcosolium: Inscription of Patroinos Zographos (Fig. 13)
Personal names
General

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Fig. 1: Map of Edessa

Fig. 1: Map of Edessa

J. Healey

Recent years have seen the uncovering of two major cemeteries in Şanlıurfa/Edessa in two areas of the city (see Fig. 1, Map): the first one, in the Kızılkoyun area to the east of Haleplibahçe Caddesi, which runs north from the citadel area and is adjacent to the recently excavated Roman Baths, the villa where the Haleplibahçe mosaics (dated to the 4th/5th cent. AD) were found and the site of the new Archaeological and Mosaic Museums; and the second one, on the slope of the citadel hill to the west of the citadel itself, an area called Kale Eteği (= “below the citadel, foot of the citadel”).

It seems that both areas lay originally outside the walls of the Roman-period city and we can assume that such a location was chosen for burials for cultural/religious reasons, the dead being separated from the living and away from temples, etc. It should be noted, however, that the baths and villa found to the west of the Kızılkoyun tombs...

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Bekir Çetin, Müslüm Demir, Alain Desreumaux, John Healey et Peter Liddel, « New Inscriptions in Aramaic/Early Syriac and Greek from the Cemeteries of Edessa »Anatolia Antiqua, XXVIII | 2020, 119-141.

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Bekir Çetin, Müslüm Demir, Alain Desreumaux, John Healey et Peter Liddel, « New Inscriptions in Aramaic/Early Syriac and Greek from the Cemeteries of Edessa »Anatolia Antiqua [En ligne], XXVIII | 2020, mis en ligne le 01 décembre 2022, consulté le 22 octobre 2021. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/anatoliaantiqua/1384 ; DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/anatoliaantiqua.1384

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Bekir Çetin

Şanlıurfa Museum

Müslüm Demir

Şanlıurfa Museum

Alain Desreumaux

CNRS, Paris

John Healey

University of Manchester

Peter Liddel

University of Manchester

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