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Dedication of an Altar to Dionysos Kathegemon by Herodes (ca. 27 BCE) Pergamon - Mysia and the Troad

Pergamon (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
SEG 29 (1979), no. 1264 = Wolfgang Radt, "Zwei Augusteische Dionysos-altärchen aus Pergamon,” in Festschrift für Jale Inan, edited by Inan and Başgelen (Istanbul: Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yayinlari, 1989), 199–209 = PHI 317148  = ID# 8939

 ca. 27 BCE


Altar with an inscription under a relief of vines with grapes and a drinking vessel in the middle. Probably from the Podiensaal or "Hall of Benches".

Herodes, the chief-cowherd (archiboukolos), dedicated this to Dionysos Kathegemon (“Dionysos the Leader”).

Written/translated by: Harland

Διονύσωι Καθηγεμόνι | Ἡρωΐδης ἀρχιβούκολος.

SEG 29 (1979), no. 1264.
Photo Ⓒ Holger Schwarzer 2013.

Item added: December 31, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 8939
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