Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Dedication (frag.) of an Altar Involving the Leader of a Company (after 212 CE) Perinthos-Herakleia - Thrace


Perinthos-Herakleia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IPerinthos 313 = SEG 48 (1998), no. 923 = PHI 167528  = ID# 14184

 after 212 CE

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This very fragmentary grave inscription, which may be identified as Christian based on the use of a cross-like symbol, makes mention of the "leader of the company" (speirarchos).

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

Translation by: Harland



☩ Αὐρ(ήλιος) Λ̣Ο̣[— —]|τείμου [— — —] | μου ΚΑΖΕ̣[— — —] | τὸν βω[μὸν — — —] || ἐκκ τῶν [— — —] | σπείραρχος [— — —] | ΤΟΣ Λ̣Υ̣ΠΩΛΛ̣Ι̣[— —] | εὐτυχῶς.

Item added: July 4, 2013
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 14184
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