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Donation of Funds to a Synod for a Sacrifice to Roma (?) and Artemis (27 BC-14 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
H. Engelmann, "Ephesische Inschriften," ZPE 84 (1990) 92-94, no. 2 (link) = IEph 859a (revised in ZPE) = PHI 256055  = ID# 8233

 27 BC-14 CE

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Block found in the market (agora) area.

Gaius Julius. . . , freedman of Caesar, . . . foremost of the Romans, dedicated . . . x denarii . . . to the synod (synodos) for accomplishing the sacrifice. . . to Roma (?). . . and to the goddess (i.e. Artemis) upon the sacred hearth of the city (polis) for the Ephesians each year.

Written/translated by: Harland



Γάϊον Ἰούλιον Καίσαρος ἀπελε[ύθερον . . . . . . . πρῶ]|τὸν τῶν Ῥωμαίων καθιερώσαν[τα δηνάρια - - - -] | τῆι συνόδωι εἰς τὴν ἐπιτελεσθ[είσαν τῆι Ῥώμηι καὶ] | τῆι θεῶι θυσίαν ἐπὶ τῆς ἱερᾶς ἑσ[τίας τῆς πόλεως τοῖς] || κατ’ ἐνιαυτὸν Ἐφεσήοις.

Item added: December 18, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8233
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