Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[28] Honors by an Association for a Woman (imperial era) Gytheion - Peloponnesos


Gytheion (Peloponnesos, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
AGRW 28 = IG V,1 1175 = PHI 31591  = ID# 2535

 imperial era

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Fragmentary inscription preserved only on the left side. The full name of this “association / meeting” (koinon) or “society” (thiasos) likely makes reference to the deity honored (as suggested by the -iastai ending on line 3).

To good fortune!  The association (or: meeting; koinon) of the . . . Deity-devotees honored Julia . . ., the most worthy, daughter of . . . , and wife of . . . most worthy . . . because of the piety she has shown towards the god and goodwill towards the society (thiasos) . . . giving a most worthy favor . . . This was done (?) when . . . Name was supervisor (epimelētēs). . . .

Written/translated by: Ascough



ἀ̣[γαθῇ τύχῃ]. τὸ κοινὸν τ[ῶν — — —] | σιαστῶν Ἰο[υλίαν — — — τὴν ἀξιολο]|γωτάτην, θ̣[υγατέρα — — —, γυναῖκα δὲ] || τῶ̣ ἀξιολο̣[γωτάτω — — —, τῆς πε]|ρ[ὶ] τὸν θε[ὸν εὐσεβείας καὶ τῆς πρὸς τὸν] | θίασον εὐ[νοίας ἕνεκεν καταξίαν χάρι]ν | ἀπ̣οδόντε̣[ς· ἐπιμεληθέντος τῶ δεῖνος] | τῶ ἐ̣π̣ὶ τῆ̣[ς — — —].

Item added: August 12, 2012
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 2535
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