Die Nekropolen von Diokaisareia

Die Nekropolen von Diokaisareia

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Five necropoleis have been identified in the area around Diokaisareia in Rough Cilicia (Turkey). Most of them lie along the roads leading into the polis. Some 750 burials and graves that have been recorded are arranged here by type: sarcophagi, rock graves and funerary monuments. The professions named in the inscriptions go some way to allowing a preliminary reconstruction of life in the city. Only a few graves date to the years before the foundation of the city in the 1st century AD, most of them are from the Roman imperial and early Byzantine periods.Zur Inschrift siehe hagel/toMaschitz (1998) 328 s. v. OlD21; hicks (1891) 268 Nr. 68. 1721 keil / WilhelM (1931) 114, Nr. 168, 155 Nr. 372. 1722 Vgl. keil/WilhelM ( 1931) 74. 1723 Nord E70. 1724 hagel / toMaschitz (1998) 330s. v. OlD32.

Title:Die Nekropolen von Diokaisareia
Author:Johannes Christian Linnemann
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2013-08-28


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