Paraphrase of Gen. 28.12, Jacob's dream. Painted inscription on a wall of the Damokratia basilica, accompanying a representation of a city wall and the ladder from heaven.
[ ] Thessalia (Magnesia) — Demetrias — ca. 490 AD — Gen. 28.12 — Demetrias V (1987) 295, 25
1 [πόλι]ς {²⁷[τόπο]ς}²⁷ Βηθλεεμ, ὅπου Ἰακω[β εἶδεν]
[θεῖον] ἐνύπνιον, τὴν κλίμακα ἐσ[τη]-
[ριγμένην] {²⁷ἐσ[τη|λομένην]}²⁷ εἰς τ[ὸ]ν οὐρανόν, καὶ τοὺς
[ἀγγέλους το]ῦ θεοῦ ἀναβένοντα[ς]
5    [καὶ καταβένο]ντας.
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