Skip to comments.1,500-year-old message unearthed during work for cellular carrier
Posted on 08/29/2017 11:22:33 AM PDT by Ray76
A dig to lay new cable for the Partner communications company near Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem this summer unearthed a very old missed message: a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor bearing a Greek inscription.
Dr. Leah Di Segni of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem deciphered the inscription, which reads: "In the time of our most pious Emperor Flavius Justinian, also this entire building Constantine the most God-loving priest and abbot, established and raised, in the 14th indiction."
According to Di Segni, "This inscription commemorates the founding of the building by Constantine, the priest. The inscription names the emperor, Flavius Justinian. It seems that the building was used as a hostel for pilgrims."
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And on the back it said, “Drink more Ovaltine.”
Sorry, I had to. It’s a curse.
“Can you hear me now?”
You just need more High Anxiety to settle those Blazing Saddles, Mr Frankensteen.
Definite self-promotion by Constantine.
“Can you hear me now?”...............................
On the back, it REALLY said:
“For A Good Time, call III-CCC-VIXV.. Ask for Livia..”
I have read that Roman cities had many buildings or rooms dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure.
“A crummy commercial.....son of a bi____!”
They sure knew how to throw a party...
Dang, I was just about to type that! Gotta be quick!
My WW II vet Dad drew Kilroy a lot for me when I was little in the early and mid 50s. I always cracked up at it...and still do. Good memories!
I drew Kilroy for my son, now in his mid 20s. He always spots Kilroy in various movies.
“Eat at Joe’s”
I thought that this was an Article about a lost Text Message that just got Received !
You know, like the Letter that fell behind the Old Sorting Table at the USPS Office and just got Delivered.
1,500-year-old message unearthed during work for cellular carrier
“I have been on hold all this time!”
We are sorry... 3-300-5115 is not valid number...
Well, it WAS last time I was there...
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