Sinope (Pontus, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I-II CE
= Georges Doublet, "Inscriptions de Paphlagonie," BCH 13 (1889) 293-319, at 306 (no. 29)
= PHI 312411
= AGRW ID# 13346
Square altar found at the entrance into the Aslan Cami, now in the Sinop museum (104 x 46 cm). The term brothers here may be literal, but it may also be used in the sense of fellow-members in an association devoted to the god (cf. Poland 1909, 55; Harland 2009, 63-81).
To good fortune. The vowing brothers (or: The brothers who have made a vow), Aelius Threption Pontianus and Severus Macer, dedicated this to god Hypsistos (“Highest”).
Translation by: Harland
ἀγαθῆι τύχηι vac. | θεῷ Ὑψίστῳ | Α̣ἴλιος Θρεπτίων || Ποντιανὸς Σεου|ῆρος Μάκερ οἱ | ἀδελφοὶ εὐξάμενοι
ISinope 117: Facsimile by Doublet.
Item added: June 19, 2013
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 13346
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