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[218] Funerary Dedication to Dionysos and the Initiates (I-II CE) Seleukeia on the Kalykadnos area - Cilicia


Seleukeia on the Kalykadnos area (Cilicia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I-II CE
AGRW 218 = IKilikiaHW 183 = PHI 285461  = ID# 1540


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Metrical epitaph in a wall near the graves by the theater.

Athenaios son of Chareinos dedicated this to Dionysos, head of the bacchants (archebacchos), and to the initiates (mystai) when Sopatros son of Apollonios was priest.

Translation by: Harland



Διονύσω Ἀρχε|[β]άκχω καὶ τοῖς | μύσταις Ἀθη|ναῖος Χαρείνου || ἐπὶ ἱερέως Σωπά|τρου τοῦ Ἀπολ|λωνίου.

Item added: January 12, 2012
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 1540
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