Adramytteion (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
= IMT 707
= PHI 288187
= AGRW ID# 6526
Plaque of marble broken into five fragments with a Latin inscription. The term eranus (borrowed from the Greek ἔρανος) was used of a collected fund for mutual support for loans or for banquets and came to be used of an association (cf. Pliny, Epistles 10.92-93 [L40 in AGRW book]).
. . . money has been collected . . . of Caesar Augustus . . . contribution-society (or: collection for a banquet; eranus) and family (familia) Pap . . . took care of . . .
Translation by: Harland
pecunia conla[ta — —] | [— — —]si Caesaris A[ugusti] | [— — —]s eranus | et familia || curam agente Pap[— — —] | [— — —]anae
Item added: November 25, 2012
Item modified: February 19, 2016
ID number: 6526
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