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Dedication by a Mixed Occupational Association (ca. 200 CE) Beroia - Macedonia


Beroia (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
P. Chrysostomou, Archaiologikon Deltion 44-46 (1989-1991) 36-39 (no. 4) = Loukretia Gounaropoulou and Miltiades B. Hatzopoulos, Epigraphes Katō Makedonias (metaxy tou Vermiou orous kai tou Axiou potamou) (Athens, 1998), no.27 = SEG 46 (1996), no. 737 = PHI 149502  = ID# 20675

 ca. 200 CE

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Slab of marble with a relief of an eagle within a garland of oak leaves. There are 34 members named as part of this association, which may be a group of worshippers (thrēskeutai). Particularly notable here is the combination people from a variety of occupations (at least twelve different occupations).

(side A, column 1) Vales the nail-smith (hēlokopos), Eutropios . . ., Onesimos, Gaius . . . , Kosmion . . ., Heraklas the dyer (bapheus), Zosas son of Maximos, Alexandros the hat-maker (peilas), Abaskantos the leather-cutter (himantotomos), Olios, Flavius, Epiktetos son of Maximos, Marcus the inscriber (?; rhēxas), Philippos the nail-smith (column 2), Germanus the gardener, Lucius son of Kommounos, Philetos the goldsmith (chrysochous), (column 3) Sostratos son of Probos, Sosas son of Zosimos, Demetris son of Satyros, Hilaros the clothing-cleaner (fuller; gnapheus  = knapheus), Preimigenes Romai. . . ., Titus the gymnasium official (or: athlete; palaistritēs), Louppos son of Papios. Sotas, Aprion, Sospis, Kinnamos, Epagathos son of Maximus, Epathagos the carpenter (tektōn), Chresimos (?), Eurymedontos, (side B) Q. Furius Vales, Akanthos the coppersmith (chalkeus), Bassus the goldsmith (chrysochoos), Marcus, Openios, Onesimos, Rufus the stonecutter (lithoxos), and Metrodoros the stone-cutter.

Written/translated by: Harland



{side A, column 1} Οὐάλ[ης ἡλο]κόπος | Εὐτρό[πιος . . . .]δ̣ᾶς | Ὀνήσιμ̣[ος] | Γ̣άϊος [. . . . . . . .] || Κοσμίω̣[ν . . . . . .] | Ἡρακλᾶς βαφεύς | Ζωσᾶς Μαξίμου | Ἀλέξανδρος πειλᾶς || Ἀβάσκαντος | εἱμαντοτό|μος | Ὤλιος | Φλαύιος || Ἐπίκτη|τος | Μαξί|μου | Μᾶρκος || ῥηξᾶς | Φίλιππος | ἡλοκόπος

{side A, column 2} Γερμανὸς | κηπουρός | Λούκιος | Κομμούνου || Φίλητος χρυσοχο|ῦς

{side A, column 3} Σώστρατος Πρώβ[ου] | Σωσᾶς Ζωσίμου | Δημήτρις Σατύρου | Ἵλαρος γναφεύς || Πρειμιγένης Ῥωμαι̣[- - -] | Τίτος παλαιστρείτ̣[ης] | Λοῦππος Παπίο̣[υ] | Σωτᾶς || Ἀπρίων | Σῶσπις | Κίνναμος | Ἐπάγαθ||ος | Μαξίμ|ου | Ἐπά̣γ̣α̣θος || τέκτων | Χρησ{ι}μός | Εὐρυμέδον̣|τος.

{side B} Κ. Φούριος Οὐάλ[ης] | Ἄκανθος χαλκεύς | Βάσσος χ̣ρ̣υ̣σ̣ο̣ [χοῦς] | Μᾶρκος || Ὀπήνιος | Ὀνήσιμος | Ῥοῦφος | λιθο||ξός | Μητρό|δωρος | λιθοξός.

Item added: December 24, 2015
Item modified: December 24, 2015
ID number: 20675
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