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[156] Honors by Wool-Cleaners for Tiberius Claudius Zotikos Boas (200-250 CE) Hierapolis - Phrygia


Hierapolis (Phrygia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 200-250 CE
AGRW 156 = IHierapJ 40 = IGRR IV 821 = PHI 271655 = AGRW ID# 1237


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Slab of white marble found in “the halls” near the theater.

The most sacred guild (ergasia) of wool-cleaners (erioplytai) honored Tiberius Claudius Zotikos Boas, the foremost civic commander, honor-loving director of contests and secretary of the temples which are in Asia, esteemed ambassador, high-priest, and benefactor of the homeland. The erection of this monument was planned by the associates of Marcus Aurelius Apollonios Pylon son of Marcus Aurelius Apollonios, Marcus Aurelius Ammianos son of Ammianos and grandson of Ammianos Glykon, and Aurelian Arruntianus son of Hermippos.

Translation by: Harland



ἡ σεμνοτάτη | ἐργασία τῶν | ἐριοπλυτῶν | Τιβ(έριον) Κλ(αύδιον) Ζωτικὸ[ν] || Βοᾶ τὸν πρῶ|τον στρατηγὸ[ν] | καὶ φιλότει|μον ἀγωνοθέ[την] | καὶ γραματέα || ναῶν τῶν | ἐν Ἀσίᾳ καὶ | πρεσβευτὴν | ἔνδοξον | καὶ ἀρχιερέα || εὐεργέτην | τῆς πατρίδο[ς], | προνοησάντω[ν] | τῆς ἀναστάσε[ως] | τῶν περὶ Μᾶρ(κον) Αὐρ(ήλιον) || Ἀπολλώνιον δὶς | Πυλωνᾶ κ̣[αὶ] Μᾶρ(κον) Αὐρ(ήλιον) | Ἀμμιανὸν Ἀμμι|ανοῦ δὶς̣ τοῦ Γλύ|κωνος <κ>α<ὶ> Αὐρηλι||α̣νὸ<ς> Ἑρμίππου | [Ἀρ]ρουντιανόν.

Item added: December 5, 2011
Item modified: December 4, 2015
ID number: 1237
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