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[133] Honors by Dyers for a Civic Leader (120-130 CE) Thyatira - Lydia


Thyatira (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 120-130 CE
AGRW 133 = TAM V 989 = CIG 3496 = PHI 264420  = ID# 684


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Base of marble (95 x 59 x 57 cm; letter height: 2-2.5 cm).

For good fortune! The Council and the People honored . . . Name son of Makedon, a noble, good and patriotic man, who has served as chief of police in a remarkable manner, market-overseer in a brilliant and glory-loving manner for six months, commander in a pure and careful manner, and member of the Board of Ten. He has also supplied all the other needs of the city zealously. The dyers (bapheis) set up this honor from their own resources when Apollonios son of Apollonios was supervisor (epimelētēs).

Translation by: Harland



[ἀγαθῆι τύχηι]. | [ἡ βουλὴ καὶ ὁ δῆμος ἐτεί]|[μησαν - - - - - ] | [Μ]ακεδόνος ἄνδρα κα|λὸν καὶ ἀγαθὸν καὶ φιλόπα||τριν, εἰρηναρχήσαντα ἐπ[ι]|σήμως καὶ ἀγορανομήσαν|τα λαμπρῶς καὶ φιλοδόξως | μῆνας ἓξ καὶ στρατηγή|σαντα ἁγνῶς καὶ ἐπιμελῶς || καὶ δεκαπρωτεύσαντα καὶ | ἐν πάσαις ταῖς λοιπαῖς τῆς | πόλεως χρείαις φιλοτείμως | πάντα παρεσχημένον, ἀνα|θέντων τὴν τειμὴν τῶν βα||[φ]έων ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων ἐπιμελη|θέντος Ἀπολλωνίου τοῦ | Ἀπολλωνίου.

Item added: December 1, 2011
Item modified: December 4, 2015
ID number: 684
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