Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[3] List of New Members in a Synod of Herakles (159/158 BCE) uncertain - Attica


uncertain (Attica, Greece and Macedonia)
AGRW 3 = GRA I 38 = SEG 36 (1986) no. 228 = SEG 36 (1986), no. 228 = PHI 294182  = ID# 2998

 159/8 BCE

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Slab of white marble with a triangular top (pediment), now in Liebieghaus Museum, Frankfurt a.M. (inv. 1570). The inscription records the entrance of fourteen new members into the association, which is comprised of members of the subdivisions (demes ), resident foreigners (metics), and slaves.

In the year that Aristaichmos was civic leader (archōn) and Sosander son of Philinos of Kydathenaion was priest, the following entered the synod (synodos) of Herakles, Sosander son of Philinos of Kydathenaion having paid for the monument (stele):   Demetrios of Paiania, Timagoras of Rhamnous, Soterichos of Antioch, Petron the house-bred slave, Sodas of Potamos, Glaukias of Antioch, Zopyros of Aphidna, Spercheios, Meleagros, Sindes, Sosibios, Hippodromos, and Attas.

Written/translated by: Kloppenborg



ἐπὶ Ἀρισταίχμου ἄρχοντος καὶ ἱερέως | Σωσάνδρου τοῦ Φιλίνου Κυδαθηναιέως, | οἵδε ἐνέβησαν [εἰ]ς τὴν σύνοδον τοῦ Ἡρα|κλέους, ἐπιδόντος τὴν στήλην Σωσάν||δρου Κυδαθηναιέως, vac. | Δημήτριος Παιανιεύς, Τιμαγόρας Ῥαμνούσιος, | Σωτήριχος Ἀντιοχεύς, vac. | Πέτρων οἰκογένης, vac. | Σώδας Ποτάμιος, Γλαυκίας Ἀντ||ιοχεύς, Ζώπυρος Ἀφιδναῖος, | Σπερχειός, Μελέαγρος, Σίνδης, | Σωσίβιος, Ἱπποδρόμος, Ἀττᾶς.

Item added: September 12, 2012
Item modified: November 25, 2016
ID number: 2998
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2 Comments

  • James Kierstead says:
    October 14, 2016 / Reply

    The text should read not ‘Πέτρων, Οἰκογένης’ but Πέτρων οἰκογένης (as in GRA no. 38) in accordance with the translation, which, probably rightly, prefers ‘Petron the house-bred slave’ to ‘Petron, Oikogenes’ (following Parker 1996, Athenian Religion, p.341).

    • Phil Harland says:
      November 25, 2016 / Reply

      Thank you, James. I have made the correction. (Sorry it took me so long).

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