A Poetic Lament for a "Most Sweet Child"
70. "Would that I who reared you, Iustus my child, were able to place you in a golden coffin. Now, Lord, [grant] in thy righteous judgment that Iustus, an incomparable child, may sleep in peace. Here I lie, Iustus, aged 4 years, 8 months, sweet to my foster father. Theodotos, the foster father to his most sweet child."
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