Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Common Grave of Society-members (I CE) Phanagoria - Bosporan region


Phanagoria (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IBosp 987 = IPontEux II 365 = GGSR 625 = PHI 183720  = ID# 7732

 I CE

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Slab of limestone found west of the Phanagoria in 1878 (60 x 53 x 10 cm; letter height: 3.5 cm). Now in Kerch Historical and Archaeological Museum.

The society-members (thiaseitai = thiasitai) who are gathered around the priest Agathos: Basiliskos, Pothos, Ortykos and Dionysios, good men.  Farewell!

Translation by: Harland



θιασ[εῖται] | οἱ περὶ Ἀγαθοῦν | ἱερέα, Βασιλίσκε, | Πόθε, Ὀρτύκα, || Διονύσιε, ἄν|δρες ἀγαθοί, χαίρετε.

IBosp 987: Facsimile by Latyšev (IPontEux II 365).
Public domain.

 

Item added: December 12, 2012
Item modified: November 10, 2015
ID number: 7732
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