Graffito mentioning a date and someone teaching

Ηdibus (:Idibus) Ianyaris (:Ianuarias)
mystacogus (:mystagogus) docens
Gebeum et Ẹṭọẹn
ḷục̣ịạn+ vic̣ic̣

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Translation: On the Ides of January (?), the guide (religious guide?) teaching Gebeus and Etoe (...other letters here...)
Findspot: Herculaneum, House of Wattlework (III.14)
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Language: Latin/Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), mensurae secundum Fiorentino apud (1), contulerunt ad apographum Frampton et Loar a. 2014.
v. 1: litterae Graecae et Latinae (praeterea H/eta, Y/upsilon)?
v. 1: ΗDIBUS pro EIDIBUS (i.e. IDIBUS) scriptum est; Y aut upsilon
v. 1: IANUARIUS (2)
v. 2: MYSTACOGUS pro MYSTAGOGUS; DOCENS aut DISCENS (1)
v. 4: fortasse in alia manu scripta est
Bibliography: CIL 04, 10499 con due apografi (1)
R. De Kind, Houses in Herculaneum: A new view on the town planning and
the building of Insulae III and IV, Amsterdam 1998, p. 117 (2)
Link to EDR: #EDR140254
Suggested Citation: 'Graffito mentioning a date and someone teaching', The Ancient Graffiti Project Search Engine, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR140254> [accessed: 17 Dec 2017]

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