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[61] Dedication of an Altar to a Company (II-III CE) Augusta Traiana - Thrace


Augusta Traiana (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
AGRW 61 = GRA I 84 = Jaccottet 2003, vol. 2, no. 49 = SEG 39 (1989), no. 649 = PHI 171860  = ID# 2569

 II-III CE

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Altar inscribed on all four sides.

For good fortune! The initiates of the subterranean sanctuary (magareis) set up this altar for the company (speira) before the city (i.e. outside the city walls). Karteris son of Nannas, member of the elders’ council (gerousiastēs); Flavius the manufacturer of hats, initiate of the subterranean sanctuary (magareus); Trophimos son of Apollodoros, also called Asbolis, initiate of the subterranean sanctuary (magareus); and, Herakleianos, baker of white bread, initiate of the subterranean sanctuary (magareus).

Written/translated by: Ascough



ἀγαθῆι τύ[χη]ι· | τῆι πρὸ πόλεως σπείρηι | οἱ μαγαρεῖς ἀνέστησαν τὸν | βωμόν· Καρτέρις Ναννᾶ || γερουσιαστής, | Φλάβις κουκου|λάρις μαγαρεύς, | Τρόφιμος Ἀπολλοδώ|ρου ὁ κὲ Ἀσβόλις μαγαρεύς, || Ἡρακλειανὸς | κανδιδάρις | μαγαρεύς.

Item added: August 12, 2012
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 2569
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