Documents in Stone

The following inscriptions were either retrieved from, or might be presumed to have originated in, the lost Jewish catacomb of Monteverde. These inscriptions, probably dating from the third century to the fourth century B.C.E., represent a remarkable archive on the Jews of ancient Rome—from the language and names they preferred to their origins, congregational affairs, personalities, vocations, and family and community life.

Greek Influence in the Holy Land
39. "Here lies Makedonis, the Hebrew, a Caesarean of Palestine, son of Alexander. The memory of the righteous is for a blessing. In peace your sleep."

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