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Assignment of Spaces Near the Theatre to Guilds by Neikephoros (200-210 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 200-210 CE
IEph 2076-2082 = PHI 248105  = ID# 8571


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A series of inscriptions on columns or pillars assigning spaces or shops to guilds in the area of the theater. IEph 2076-2077: Column of white marble with the last two lines of the inscription on IEph 2077 erased (350 x 40 cm). IEph 2078-2079: Square pillar of white marble (228 x 29 x 29 cm). IEph 2080: Column of white marble (51 x 30 cm). IEph 2081: Column of blue marble (185 x 26 cm). IEph 2082: Column with part of the first part of the inscription erased (112 x 29 cm). See also the places granted to guilds by Neikephoros near the Vedius gymnasium in IEph 444-445 (on this site).

IEph 2076

To good fortune.  Marcus Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted two spaces between columns to the guild (synergasia) of sacred tasters.

IEph 2077 (appears under IEph 2076)
To good fortune.  Marcus Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted. . .

IEph 2078
Marcus Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted one space between columns to the guild (synergasia) of private (?) bath-owners (balaneoi) who are in Ephesos.

IEph 2079
To good fortune.  Marcus Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted two spaces between columns to the guild (synergasia) of knob-turners (pyrēnadoi).

IEph 2080
To good fortune.  Marcus Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted four spaces between columns to the large guild of  leather-workers (taurinadoi)  when Chrysippos was secretary for the second time.

IEph 2081
. . . granted four spaces between columns (or: granted spaces 4, 5, and 9) to the leather-workers (taurinadoi) of Elpidios Boethos.

IEph 2082
. . . Flavius . . . (several lines missing) . . . I, Fulvius Publicianus Neikephoros, Asiarch, granted two spaces between columns.

Translation by: Harland



IEph 2076

ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ· | Μ(ᾶρκος) Ποπλικιαν|ὸς Νεικηφόρος ἀ|σιάρχης ἐχαρίσα||το συνεργασίᾳ ἱεροῦ | γεύματος διάσ|τυλα δύο.

IEph 2077 (appears under IEph 2076)

ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ· | Μ(ᾶρκος) Ποπλικιανὸς Νεικη|φόρος ἀσιάρχης ἐχαρί|[[σατο — — —]] || [[— — —]]

IEph 2078

Μ(ᾶρκος) Φούλ(βιος) Ποπλικια|νὸς Νεικηφόρος | ἀσιάρχης ἐχαρί|σατο συνεργ̣ασίᾳ || βαλανέων πρεβά|των τῶν ἐν Ἐφέ|σῳ διάστυλον αʹ.

IEph 2079

ἀγαθῇ τύ|χῃ· | Μᾶρ(κος) Φού(λβιος) | Πουπ(λικιανὸς) Νεικη||φόρος φιλ(οσέβαστος) βʹ | ἐχαρίσατο | συνεργα|σίᾳ πυρη|νάδων.

IEph 2080

[Μ(ᾶρκος) Φούλ(βιος) Ποπλι]|[κιανὸς Νεικηφό]|[ρος ἀσιάρχης] | ἐχαρίσατ̣ο συνερ||γασίᾳ πλήθους | ταυρινάδων | διάστυλα δʹ | γραμματεύοντος Χρυσίππου τὸ βʹ.

IEph 2081

[— —] | ταυρεινάδων | διάστυλα δʹ | εʹ | θʹ Ἐλπιδίου Βοήθου.

IEph 2082

[[— —]] Φλα(ουι) | [[— — —]] | [[— — —]] | [[— — —]] || [[— — —]] | [[Φουλβίου]] στου | Πουπλικια|νοῦ Νεικη|φόρου ἀσιάρ||χου· "διάστυ|λα βʹ | ἐχαρισάμην.

Item added: December 21, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8571
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