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Dedication (frag.) to the Syrian Pure Goddess by Therapeutists (105/104 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 105/104 BCE
IDelos 2224 = PHI 64670  = ID# 22459


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Slab of white marble (48 x 35 x 7 cm). Found in 1881 in the sanctuary of the Syrian goddess (Pure Aphrodite = Atargatis; inv. Α 1033).

On behalf of themselves, their wives, their children, the therapeutists (therapeutai), and Philippos the chief official (archizapphēs), . . . Name son of Artemidoros from Antioch, Artemidoros son of Isidoros from Miletos (?), and the therapeutists dedicated from their own resources the . . . (structure or structures). . . near the gates (?) to the Pure (Hagne) Goddess, . . (other deities’ names), and to Asklepios when Philoxenos son of Philoxenos from Sounion (?) subdivision was priest (hiereus).

Translation by: Harland



[. .ca.5-6. . . ο]ς Ἀρτεμιδ̣[ώ]|[ρου Ἀντ]ιοχεὺς καὶ Ἀρ|[τεμίδωρο]ς Ἰσιδώρου Μι|[λήσιος?], θ̣αραπ̣ε̣υταί, τὴ[ν] || [. . ca.4. . ]ΣΤΑΦΥΣ․․․․․ τ̣ὴν | [. . ca.4. .]λον τὴν̣ πρὸς̣ τὸν | [πυλῶ]ν̣α? ἐκ τῶν̣ [ἰδίων, ὑ]π|[ὲρ ἑα]υτῶν καὶ [γυναικ]ῶ̣ν | [καὶ τέκ]νων κα[ὶ τῶν θ]ε̣ρα||[πευτ]ῶ̣ν καὶ Φιλίπ̣[π]ου | [ἀρχιζ]άφου̣, Ἁγνῇ Θεῶ[ι — — —] | [․․ca.5․․] καὶ Ἀσ[κ]ληπιῶ[ι ἀνέ]|[θηκαν, ἐ]π̣ὶ ἱ[ερέ]ως Φι[λοξέ]|[νου τοῦ] Φι[λοξένου Σου]||[νιέως?]

Item added: February 6, 2016
Item modified: February 6, 2016
ID number: 22459
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