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Dedication to Apollo of Soura by the Augustan Street Association [1] (237 CE) Soura - Lycia


Soura (Lycia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 237 CE
ILycia II 83 = IGR III 711 = Waltzing, no. 100 = PHI 283450  = ID# 11637


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Slab (130 x 73 cm). L. Marius Perpetuus (PIR² M 312) and L. Mummius Felix Cornelianus were consuls in 237 CE.

To good fortune.  This was dedicated to Apollo of Soura when . . . Name was high-priest (archiereus) after Marcus, Perpetuus and Cornelianus were consuls, Ptolemaios who is also called Zosimos was serving as priest for life, Julius Aurelius Anthus was secretary (grammateus) of the Augustan street association (plateia), Marcus Xanthos was sacred herald, and the following were leaders (or: patrons; prostatai):  Boethos, son and grandson of Pharnax; Aristagoras son and grandson of Krateros, Hermogenes son of Boethos, Claudius Dion, Drakon son of Eutribos, Philippos son and grandson of Strenion, Archedemos son of Artemidoros, Xenokles IV, Claudius Melainites (?), Claudius Theophilos, Aurelius Hephaistokles, Demetrios son of Gaius, Euphrosynos descendent of Rhodippos for five generations, Heraiskos son and grandson of Eutyches, Tychikos Daphnes, Hermes son of Julius Beithys, Philadelphos son of Hierax, Etymos son of Oiklos, Philagros son of Pheragathos, Basileides son of Eutheros, and Neikostratos son of Eupathes.  Good luck!

Translation by: Harland



ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ. | Ἀπόλλωνι Σουρίῳ, | ἀρχιερέως τοῦ μετὰ Μάρκον [— — —], | ὑπατείας Περπετούα καὶ Κορνηλιαν[οῦ], || ἱερωμένου διὰ βίου Πτωλεμαίου τοῦ καὶ | Ζωσίμου, γραμματεύοντος Σεβασ|τῆς πλατείας Ἰουλ. Αὐρ. Ἄνθου, | ἱεροκηρυκοῦντος Μαρκίου [Ξ]άνθου, | προστάται· || Βόηθος βʹ Φαρνάκου, Ἀρισταγόρας δὶς | Κρατέρου, Ἑρμογένης Βοήθου, Κλ. [Δ]ίων, | Δράκων Εὐ[τ]ρίβου, Φίλιππος βʹ Στρηνίων[ος], | Ἀρχέδημος Ἀρτεμιδώρου, Ξενοκλῆς δʹ, | Κ[λ]. Με[λ]α[ιν](?)ίτης, Κ[λ]. Θεόφιλος, || Αὐρ. Ἡφαιστοκλῆς, Δημήτριος Γαΐου, | Εὐφρόσυνος εʹ Ῥοδίππου, | Ἡραΐσκος γʹ Εὐτύχου, Τυχικὸς Δάφνης, | Ἑρμῆς Ἰουλίου Βείθυος, | Φιλάδελφος Ἱέρακος, Ἔτυμος Ὀῑ́κ[λο]υ || Φίλαγρος Φεραγάθου, Βασιλείδης | Εὐθήρου, Νεικόστρατος Εὐπάθο[υ]ς· | εὐτυχῶς.

IGR III 711: Facsimile from ILycia II 83.
Public domain.

Item added: March 11, 2013
Item modified: March 11, 2013
ID number: 11637
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