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[265] Honors by a Dionysiac Association for a Hierophant (211-217 CE) Thasos - Northern islands


Thasos (Northern islands, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), 211-217 CE
AGRW 265 = IG XII,8 387 = IMakedD 1412 = PHI 79580  = ID# 4564


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Inscription found on one of four high bases flanking each side of the middle part of a triumphal arch. A separate base has a relief of the honoree.

For good fortune!  The most sacred, new Baccheion (bakcheion) honored the remarkable Junius Laberius Makedon, their own revealer of sacred things (hierophantēs), and no one has opposed.  Prosper!

Translation by: Harland



ἀγαθῆι τύχηι | τ̣ὸ ἱερώτατον ν̣έ|ον Βακχῖον τὸν ἀξ|ιολογώτατον Ἰούν(ιον) || Λαβ(έριον) Μακεδόνα | [τὸ]ν ἑαυτῶν ἱεροφά[ν]|[τη]ν̣ μηθὲν ἀντεστ[η]|[κότα(?)]· εὐτυ̣χ̣[ῶς].

Item added: October 24, 2012
Item modified: April 14, 2015
ID number: 4564
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