Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[254] Grave Prepared by Devotees of a Savior Deity (ca. 50-51 BCE) Lindos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands


Lindos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 50-51 BCE
AGRW 254 = ILindos 630 = PHI 191359 = AGRW ID# 1721


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Grave stone of Lartian marble decorated with wreaths. This monument records the honors granted by an association devoted to a Saviour god (likely Zeus) which was founded by a man named Lysistratos.

Athanodoros, native, was honored by the Lysistrateian devotees of the Savior deity (Soteriastai) with a gold crown and with a laurel crown. Farewell, good man!

Translation by: Harland



Ἀθανόδωρος ἐγγενὴς | τιμαθεὶς ὑπὸ Σωτηριαστᾶν | Λυσιστρατεί<ω>ν χρυσέωι | στεφάνωι καὶ θαλλίνωι, || χρηστὲ χαῖρε.

Item added: March 2, 2012
Item modified: April 14, 2015
ID number: 1721
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