Synagogue Inscriptions at Sepphoris

ZIPPORI SYNAGOGUE INSCRIPTIONS

a) Aramaic (the donors)

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Remembered for good Yudan son of Isaac and Parigi his daughter Amen. Amen.

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[Remembered for] good, […] son of Taddai, son of the captor(?) and his sons. Amen. Amen

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Remembered for good Tanhum son of Yudan and Samkah and Nehorai sons of Tanhum. Amen.

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[Remembered for good Reuve]n Ha-Levi and the members of his family. Amen.

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Remembered for good Yose son of Yudan son of Zaka and Halafya son….Amen.

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[Remembered for good] Agira ….and his sons. Amen. 

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[Remembered for good …] son of Anina son of […..]a and his sons who made [this mosaic/panel] Amen.

 

Stretched across 3 panels in band 2, with Ark in center

Paregorios, also called [….and…] the sons of Alafeous and A[la]feous, son of Parego[rios and … made] the whole panel. A [blessing upon them.]

Across band 3, Temple items, ram left and washing bowl left

So[sibos son of Mil]chos.,.,.for the preservation of himself and of his children made [this panel], A blessing uipon them

Around the central Helios medallion

Be remembered [for good and for] blessing Judah the son of Monimos with his children who made this whole panel following a vow. A blessing upon them.

3 line inscription over the servants at the akedah panel, left side

Be remembered for good Boethos son of Emelius with his children. He made trhis panel. A blessing upon them. Amen.

Over right side, the akeda panel

Be remembered for good and for blessing the brothers Annianos and P[…and…] and […and] Sozomenos and … the principalis and … with his children. They made [this panel]. A blessing upon them.

Bottom strip, over Sarah looking out of the tent

Be remembered for good …the brothers…Paregorios and Uranos {and…] They made this panel.


Image Credit: Samson Tours

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