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Dedication to Apollo of Soura by the Augustan Street Association [3] (III CE) Soura - Lycia

Soura (Lycia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), III CE
ILyciaHK 48 = PHI 283716 = AGRW ID# 11685


To good fortune.  This was dedicated to Apollo of Soura when Heraklianos (?) III who is also called Aristainetos was high-priest (archiereus), Aurelius Euplous II who is also called Name . . . was serving as priest for life, M. Aurelia Lysimache daughter of Demetrios was secretary, Aurelius Epaphrodeitos who is also called Dionysios was sacred herald (hierokēryx), and the leaders (or: patrons; prostatai) of the Augustan street association (plateia) were: Julius Aurelius Eudromos, Sarpedon who is also called Euphilos, T. M. Xanthos, Artemon II who is also called Ptolemaios, M. Aurelius Euplous, Antimachos who is also called Asklepiades, Justus son of Apollonios, Antigonos son of Marcianus, Eutychianos son of Poseidonios, Hermas son of Numerius, Aketas, Asterianus (?), Neikostratos son of Iason, Hermes son of Strenion, Eudoxos who is also called Eleutheros, Antipatros who is also called Philokyrios, Hermaios son of Symphoros, Tertulleinus son of Sozon, Parmeniskos who is also called Heraiskos, Athenagoras who is also called Parmeniskos, Agathemeros son of Agathemeros, Eirenaios son of Heraiskos, Ammianos II who is also called Ptolemais, Zosimos son of Peison, Prosdokimos son of Euphrosynos, and Neiketes son of Herais.  Good luck!

Translation by: Harland

[ἀγαθῆ] τύχη. | Ἀπόλλων[ι Σ]ο[υρίω]. | ἐπὶ ἀρχι(ερέως) [Ἡ]ρ[ακ]λ[ι]αν[οῦ] γʹ [τ]ο[ῦ | καὶ Ἀριστα[ι]ν[έ]του, ἱερομένου || διὰ βίου Αὐρ. Εὐπλόο[υ βʹ] τοῦ κ[αὶ ․․․․․] | ․ι․ίου․, γραμματευούσης Μ. Αὐρ. Λυσι|μάχης Δημητρίου, ἱεροκηρυκοῦντος | Αὐρ. Ἐπαφροδείτου τοῦ καὶ Διονυσίου, | προστάται σεβαστῆς πλατείας· || Ἰούλ. Αὐρ. Εὔδρομος, Σαρπηδὼν ὁ καὶ Εὔφ[ι]λος((?) | Τ. Μ. Ξάνθος, Ἀρτέμων βʹ ὁ καὶ Πτολεμαῖος, | Μ. Α[ὐ]ρ. Εὔπ[λ]οος, Ἀντίμαχος ὁ καὶ Ἀσκληπιάδης, | Ἰοῦστος Ἀπολλονίου, Ἀντίγονος Μαρκιανοῦ, | Εὐτυχιανὸς Ποσειδονίου, Ἑρμᾶς Νουμερίο[υ], || Ἀκέτας, Τεριανὸς {[Ἀσ]τεριανοῦ?}, Νεικόστρατος Ἰάσονος, | Ἑρμῆς Στρηνίωνος, Εὔδοξος ὁ καὶ Ἐλεύ[θ]ερος, | Ἀντίπατρος ὁ καὶ Φιλοκύριος, Ἑρμαῖος Συμφόρου, | Τερτυλλεῖνος Σόζοντος {sic}, Παρμενίσκος ὁ καὶ | Ἡραΐσκος, Ἀθηναγόρας ὁ καὶ Παρμενίσκος, || Ἀγαθήμερος Ἀγαθημέρου, Εἰρηναῖος Ἡραΐσκου, | Ἀμμιανὸς βʹ ὁ καὶ Πτολεμαῖος, Ζώσιμος Πεισονίδος {sic}, | Προσδόκιμος Εὐφροσύνου, Νεικήτης Ἡ|ραΐδος. εὐτυχῶς.

Item added: March 11, 2013
Item modified: August 26, 2019
ID number: 11685
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  • Burak Takmer says:
    August 25, 2019 / Reply

    Dear Mr. Harland,

    The translation of the ll. 6-7 is wrong while the secretary is a woman (γραμματευούσης). So the correct translation must be as follows:

    M. Aurelia Lysimache doughter of Demetrios was secretary

  • Phil Harland says:
    August 26, 2019 / Reply

    Thanks for noting this oversight, which is now corrected.

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