V 142. Laki. Epitaph of Patrikios, 1310 C.E.
The front is worked with toothed chisel, a cross is scratched on the left side, in the right top corner there are drawings. The surface is chipped in places.
Place of Origin
Holy Trinity church, northern wall.
Summer of 1898, survey of A.L. Bertye-Delagard.
Institution and inventory
On the front.
Lapidary. Alphas with loop, slanting crossbar, and capping horizontal bar pointing left; mu with T-shaped and Y-shaped middle. Ligature: omicron-upsilon.
L1. Latyshev 1898, 232, № 64б.
<div type="edition" xml:lang="grc"> <ab> <lb n="1"/><expan><abbr>Ἐκοιμήθ</abbr><ex>η</ex></expan> <supplied reason="lost">ὁ</supplied> δοῦ<supplied reason="lost">λος</supplied> <lb n="2"/>τοῦ <roleName><expan><abbr>θ</abbr><ex>εο</ex><abbr>ῦ</abbr></expan></roleName> Πατρίκις <lb n="3"/><date><expan><abbr>μη</abbr><ex>νὶ</ex></expan> <rs type="month" ref="mai">μαΐῳ</rs> <supplied reason="lost">εἰ</supplied>ς <expan><abbr>τ</abbr><ex>ὰ</ex></expan> <num value="8"><unclear>η</unclear></num>, <lb n="4"/>ἔτι <num value="6818">ςωιη</num>, <expan><abbr>ἰν</abbr><ex>δικτιῶνος</ex></expan> <num value="8">η</num></date>. </ab> </div>
3: εἰ]ς τ(ὰ) η´: om. Latyshev
4: ἔτ(ους) Latyshev; ΜΒ Latyshev
Fell asleep: a servant of God, Patrikios, on the 8th of May, in the year 6818, in the 8th indiction.
Latyshev used an estampage made by Bertye-Delagard in preparing his publication. The photograph published here is currently at the Photo Archive, Institute for History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences (II–44317, О.1529.66).
1–2. On the formula, see Introduction IV.3.F.e.
3. The name Patrikios (here Patrikis) is otherwise unknown in Crimea, but is well known from synaxaria (see Delehaye 1902, 1148) and Byzantine inscriptions.
4. Dating by indiction is attested at Laki in another inscription: V 143