N. 262: Certificate of Religious Conformity in the Persecution under Decius: 250 AD

First Hand

"To the Superintendents of Sacrifices, from Inarous, son of Akis, from the village of Theoxenis, with his children Aian and Heras, all being of the Village of Theadelphia:"

"It was always our practice to sacrifice to the gods, and now, in your presence, in accordance with the order, we have sacrificed, have made libations, and have tasted the offerings; amd we request you to certify this. Farewell."

Second Hand

"We, Aurelius Serenus and Hermas, saw you sacrificing."

First Hand

"The first year of the Emperor Caesar Gaius Messius Quintus Trajanus Decius Pius Felix Augustus, Pauni 23."

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