LIVa. CERTIFICATE OF SACRIFICE
A Libellus of the Decian Persecution
Τοῖς ἐπὶ τῶν θυσιῶν τῶη ᾑρη
Αὐρήλ(ιος) [Δι]ογένης ἐπίδ[έδωκα]
[Lά] Αὐτοκράτορο[ς] Καί[σαρος]
To the officers in charge of the sacrifices of the village of Alexander's Isle, from Aurelius Diogenes, the son of Satabus, of the village of Alexander's Isle, aged about 72, with a scar on his right eyebrow. I have always sacrificed to the gods; and now in your presence, according to the commands, I have sacrificed and made a libation and tasted of the victims; and I desire you to subscribe.
I, Aurelius Diogenes, have delivered this ...
In the first year of Imperator Caesar Caius Messius Quintus Trajanus Decius Pius Felix Augustus, on Epiphi 2 (= June 26, 250).
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