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Dedication to Zeus Alsenos by the Association (215/216 CE) Akmoneia - Phrygia


Akmoneia (Phrygia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
MAMA XI 110 = Thomas Drew-Bear and Christian Naour, “Divinités De Phrygie,” ANRW II.18.3 (1990) 1929-1931 (no. 4) = SEG 40 (1990), no. 1192 = PHI 273050  = ID# 5586

 215-16 CE

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Altar of white marble (48 x 55 x 35 cm).

To good fortune.  The association (symbiōsis) dedicated this to Alsenos.  May he be kindly towards the village.  Year 300 (of the Sullan era).  Nineteen illustrious and worthy Achaians set up this altar for the great ancestral Zeus Alsenos . . .

Written/translated by: Harland



ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ | [ἡ] σ̣υνβίωσις | [Ἀ]λ̣σηνῷ εἵλεως τῇ | κ̣ατοικίᾳ v. ἔτους· τ´ · || [Ἀ]λσηνῷ πατρίῳ μεγάλῳ Δι·ὶ· βω|μὸν ἔθηκαν vac. | [ἐ]ννεακαίδεκα φῶτες λαμπροὶ | [ vac. ] κ̣αὶ σεμνοὶ Ἀχαιοί vac. | [- - - - - - - - -] φ̣[. . . .] Λ̣υκεί̣ῳ̣ τ[. . ] | [ - - - ].

MAMA XI 110: Dedication to Zeus Alsenos by an association.
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Item added: November 10, 2012
Item modified: December 4, 2015
ID number: 5586
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