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Dedication to Zeus Dionysos by a Priest (undated) Bizye - Thrace


Bizye (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IGBulg 1864 = PHI 169971  = ID# 13948

 undated

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Block of marble (55 x 65 x 50 cm; letter height: 4 cm).

. . . Name son of Diogenes, priest of Bacchios (i.e. Dionysos) dedicated the altar to the god Zeus Dionysos for himself and my children who are fellow-initiates (synmystai) on account of salvation.

Translation by: Harland



[․․ Δ]ι̣ο̣γ̣ένου ἱερεὺς βακχίου̣ | [βω]μ̣ὸν ἀνέθηκα θεῷ Διὶ Διο|[νύ]σῳ ὑπὲρ ἑαυτοῦ καὶ τῶν πέ|[δ]ων {παίδων} μου συνμύστων περὶ || σωτηρίας.

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ID number: 13948
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