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Photographs from the city of Corinth

Erastus Inscription (15 of 23)

On the ground near the city theatre is a block of marble with this inscription "Erastus, for the office of Aedile, laid at his own expense". It is very likely that this is the same Erastus as the city treasurer mentioned by Paul in the Book of Romans (Rom 16:23) who is sending greetings to the church in Rome. The Aedile had many duties, including being the city treasurer. Perhaps in gratitude to his promotion, he donated a pavement to the city, with this inscription.