Speratus Petrus filius. Bixit in hoc s(e)c(u)lo annos pl[us minus]
XXXX. Migrabit de hoc s(e)c(u)lo in anno sexto mill(esim)o DXII ind(i)ct(i)o
secunda in mense Nobembre. Recuiem eternam abeat et
5bitam eternam possideat. Am(en) Am(en) Am(en).
Description: Tomb of rubble, with a plaster surface, w:
2.15 x h:
0.50 x d:
Text: Inscribed, i on the south face, ii on the north face.
Letters: Large clear uncial letters
Date: November 1003 CE: 6512 a.m. (internal date)
Translation by: Charlotte Roueché
(i): [In the name of Christ]: in this tomb lies the body of Speratus, son of Petrus, [of good memory]. He lived in this world more or less 40 years. He departed from this world in the six thousandth 512th year, second indiction, in the month November. May he have rest eternal and possess life eternal. Amen, Amen, Amen.
(ii): . . . ] such as [my grief. Pray] for me as the Apostle James said: pray to Christ for one another so that you may be saved. May he have rest eternal and may he preserve life eternal with the saints and all the elect. Amen