Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Dedication to the Dioskouroi Gods and the Association (undated) Pergamon - Mysia and the Troad


Pergamon (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
AGRW 119 = IPergamon 321 (in the notes) = CIG 3540 = PHI 317090 = AGRW ID# 580


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Inscription engraved on a small stylobate (upper-step). The Dioskouroi (or: Dioscuri) gods were the twin sons of Zeus: Castor and Pollux. There was another altar dedicated to the Dioskouroi at Pergamon (IPergamon 321).

… Name dedicated this to the Dioskouroi (?) … and to the association (symbiōsis) of male Dioskouroi–devotees (Dioskouritai) when Telesphorion was the leader and Asklepiades was secretary.

Translation by: Harland



[ὁ δεῖνα τοῖς Διοσκούροις] ǀ καὶ τῆι Διοσκουριτῶν συμǀβιώσει ἀνδρῶν, ǀ προεστῶτος Τελεσφορίωνος, ǀǀ γραμματεύοντος Ἀσκληπιά[δ]ου.

Item added: November 20, 2011
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 580
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