Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Dedication of a Base by Demetrios for Berytians (?) (153-88 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 153-88 BCE
AGRW 225 = IDelos 1786 = PHI 64226  = ID# 21606


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Base of blue marble (87 x 46 x 35 cm). Found in 1904 in the house to the east of the Berytians' meeting-place (inv. Α 3044). Another very fragmentary inscription may likewise make mention of this benefactor (IDelos 1787).

Demetrios son of Apollonides (or: Apollonios), benefactor, set this up on behalf of himself and his wife, Posidonis.

Translation by: Harland



Δημήτριος Ἀπολλωνί[δου {Ἀπολλωνί[ου?}] | εὐεργέτης ὑπὲρ ἑαυ<τοῦ> καὶ τ[ῆς] | γυναικὸς Ποσιδῶ[νι].

Item added: January 19, 2016
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 21606
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