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Dedication to the God Osiris by Osiriasts (II BCE) Kos - Southeastern islands


Kos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), II BCE
IKosS EV 375 = IKosPH 54 = RICIS 204/1001 = SIRIS 248 = PHI 186205  = ID# 11646


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Slab of marble found in the garden of a house (22 x 101 x 80 cm). Osiris was an Egyptian deity.

The synod (synodos) of Osiris-devotees (Oseiriastai) who are with Iason son of Bolichos dedicated this to Osiris.  (column 1) Iason son of Bolichos, Dorion son of Dorion, Damas son of Menodoros, Prepon son of Antiochos, Apollonios son of Apollonios, Nikephoros son of Chares, (column 2) Isidotos son of Apollonios, Apollonios son of Dorion, Kallikrates son of Patron, Archebios son of Theodoros, Epidauros son of Aristes, Euporos son of Dardanos, (column 3) Kaphisios son of Name . . ., Athanylos son of Name. . . , Helenos son of Asklapiades (?), Bacchos son of Name. . . , Nikephoros son of Name . . ., Kritoboulos son of Name. . .

Translation by: Harland



[Ὀσεί]ρει ἡ σύνοδος Ὀσειριαστᾶν τῶν σὺν Ἰάσ[ωνι Βωλίχου]. |

(column 1, beginning at line 2) [Ἰάσ]ων Βωλίχου | [Δ]ωρίων Δωρίωνος | Δάμας Μηνοδώρου || Πρέπων Ἀντιόχου | Ἀπολλώνιος Ἀπολλωνίου | Νικηφόρος Χάρητ̣ο̣[ς]

(column 2, beginning at line 2) Ἰσίδοτος Ἀπολλωνίου | Ἀπολλώνιος Δωρίωνος | Καλλικράτης Πάτρωνος || Ἀρχέβ<ι>ος Θεοδώρου | Ἐπίδαυρος Ἀριστέως | Εὔπορος Δαρδάνου

(column 3, beginning at line 2) Καφίσ[ιος — — — — —] | Ἀθανύλο[ς — — — — —] | Ἕλενος Ἀσκ[λαπι— —] || Βάκχιος Φι[— — — — —] | Νικηφόρος Ἀ[— — — —] | Κριτόβουλος Ῥ[— — —]

IKosS EV 375: Facsimile from IKosPH 54.
Public domain.

Item added: March 12, 2013
Item modified: April 6, 2016
ID number: 11646
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2 Comments

  • Julietta Steinhauer says:
    September 27, 2013 / Reply

    Hi there,

    In your transcription of IKosS EV 375, col. II 2 seems to be something missing. It says on the inscription “Isidotos Apolloniou”.

    Best wishes
    Julietta

    • Phil Harland says:
      October 1, 2013 / Reply

      Ἰσίδοτος was missing! Thanks for noticing this.

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