until finally the government entrapped and executed him. His
house has now fallen to ruins, with the exception of one wing.
Thanks to this alone, it was possible for me to copy a number of
inscriptions, which are most interesting from an onomatological
point of view.
Dulgerler (Artanada). Stele in the wall of the Djcimi. Copy.
AA6 NTOCe K ATON
P I N
/XTjcrev I\ 'IouXt-
5 /S', CTTO.TtCOVa.pL-
ov, 'IovXlov Ov-
Tap-^ov v'lov, a-
10 to., /xaprupta? ^a-
It will be seen that the (3' in line 5 sufficiently characterizes
Valens as the son of a man of the same name ; accordingly, lines
6-8, which impart the same information, are entirely superfluous.