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[182b] Honors by Fishermen for Ulpius Karpos (ca. 130 CE) Miletos - Ionia


Miletos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 130 CE
AGRW = IMilet 1138 = OGIS 756 = PHI 252480  = ID# 1374


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Altar base found in southwestern Miletos. For the same honoree, see also AGRW 182a.

Ulpius Karpos, a prophet of the most holy god Hypsistos (“Highest”). The fleet (stolos) of shell–fish (or: razor–fish) fishermen honoured their own benefactor because of everything.

Translation by: Harland



Οὔλπιον Κάρπον ǀ τὸν προφήτην τοῦ ǀ ἁγιωτάτου θεοῦ ǀ vac. ὑψίστου, ǀǀ ὁ στόλος τῶν σωληνοǀκεντῶν τὸν ἴδιον εὐǀεργέτην διὰ πάντων.

Item added: December 14, 2011
Item modified: December 8, 2015
ID number: 1374
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