Rome (Latium, Italy — Pleiades map), 150-100 BCE
CIL I.2 2519 = AE (1925), no. 127 = AE (1927), no. 167 = AGRW ID# 24522
Tomb of the association (societas) of Greek singers and those who are in this company (sunhodos = synodos) which was built from the common fund. . . (?) Maecenas Mal. . . (or: Name . . . of the tribe Maecia), son of Decimus, master of ceremonies (designator) and patron (patronus) of the company approved it. Marcus Vaccius (?) Theophilus, freedman of Marcus, and Quintus Vibius Simus, freedman of Quintus, head (magister) of the company (sunhodos) of Decumiani, presided over the purchase of a site for a tomb and its construction.
(another hand) Lucius Aurelius Philo, freedman of Lucius, head (magister) for the seventh time of the company of the association (synhodos) of Greek singers and those who are in this company, superintended the restoration from his own funds.Translation by: Birgit van der Lans
L(ucius) Aurelius L(uci) l(ibertus) Philo magister septum synhodi | societatis cantorum Graecorum quiq[u]e in hac | societate sunt de sua pecunia reficiun[d]um | coeravit.
Item added: February 14, 2017
Item modified: March 16, 2020
ID number: 24522
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