Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[164] Honors by Silversmiths for Ariston the Highpriest (81-117 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 81-117 CE
AGRW 164 = IEph 425 (+ IEph 636 notes for a correction to line 10) = PHI 248044  = ID# 1283


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Base built into the Baths of Varius.

T. Claudius Aristion, high-priest of Asia for the third time . . . (three untranslatable lines), president, and temple-warden, who arranged many great works in our city from his own resources. The silversmiths (argyrokopoi) set up this monument when Furius Secundus was superintendent of works.

Translation by: Harland



[Τι(βέριον) Κλ(αύδιον) Ἀρ]ιστίω[να] | [τὸν τ]ρὶ[ς] ἀρχ[ι]ερέα [τῆς Ἀσίας] | [ . . . . ]ε̣λ[ - - -] | ρ[- - -] || [ . . ]ου [ . . ]ο[ - - -] | [πρύτ]ανι[ν κ]αὶ ν̣ε̣[ωκόρον] | [πολλοῖ]ς καὶ μεγάλο[ις] | [ἔργοις ἐκ] τῶν ἰδίων κοσ|[μήσαντα] τὴν πόλιν || [ἡμῶν οἱ] ἀργυροκόποι | [ - - - ἐ]πι[μελ]ηθέντος [τοῦ] | [ἔργ]ου [Φ]ουφ[ί]ου Σεκούνδου.

Item added: December 8, 2011
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 1283
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